Research and Resources

Good research is the best way to inform how Milk Banks operate in the screening of donors and handling of milk, as well as for doctors and hospitals in the use of pasteurized donor human milk for babies. Below are some articles of interest relating to breastfeeding, milk banking, and the recipients of pasteurized donor human milk.

Useful Websites

Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS)

Breastfeeding Committee for Canada

Statements on Breastfeeding and Donor Human Milk

Canadian Paediatric Society - Position Statement on Human Milk Banking

Canadian Paediatric Society - Baby Friendly Initiative

American Academy of Pediatrics - Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk

US Surgeon General - Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding