Mile High Magazine 11/05/2023 Mothers Milk Bank

Guest: Rebecca Heinrich, Mother’s Milk Bank Director Mothers Milk Bank  work with neo-natal intensive care units (NICUs) at hospitals across the country to provide donor human milk for babies in need of its life-saving nourishment.  The demand for human milk is on the rise.  The fall is usually the time with human milk is needed the most.  They have seen a 10% increase from last year.   Only human milk offers hundreds of critical vitamins and nutrients, donor human milk is evidenced to dramatically reduce the occurrence of necrotizing enterocolitis, a life-threatening disease that affects premature infants.  Human milk that is donated is tested for infectious disease and it is pasteurized, additionally they do follow up testing on the milk to make sure everything is as pure as possible for the infants.

Published: Monday, November 06, 2023   |   Runtime: 15:49