Why Pasteurized Donor Human Milk?

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Preterm infants fed human milk spent 15 fewer days hospitalized than those receiving formula.

 

(Wight, 2001)

Some Uses Of Pasteurized Donor Human Milk

  • Prematurity
  • Infants susceptible or recovering from NEC
  • Failure to thrive
  • Malabsorption syndromes
  • Short-gut syndrome
  • Trophic feeds/gut-priming
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Pre and Post-operative nutrition
  • Adoption