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J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 1998 Sep-Oct;27(5):503-10.

Growth and development of a hospital-based lactation program and mother's own milk bank.

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Lactation Support Program and Mother's Own Milk Bank, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston 77030, USA.

Abstract

This article describes the development and characteristics of a hospital-based lactation program and mother's own milk bank in a large pediatric hospital in the southwestern United States. Professional and technical staffing, physical space of the milk bank area, and the program's services and special features are outlined. Quality control issues about human milk preparation, fortification, storage, and transport are discussed.

PMID:
9773362
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