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How it works? Breast milk in NICU acts not only as a nutritional element but also as Medicine. Since, higly- risk newborn babies are the most vulnerable and prone to diseases, the use of Formula Milk in these cases can be highly unsafe. So it’s a better option to feed the baby Pasteurized Donated Human Milk. Preterm babies fed on breast milk get discharged early from the h...

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Pasteurized Donor Human Milk    The above mentioned line might sound to your ears little weird but when it comes to Breast Milk Donations, it’s more than a weird question or a line- it’s a boon. There may be many things that a woman might like but for a Mom, her child comes first. There has been an age old notion that for a woman, her jewelry is precious but the...

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Why do we need to Pasteurize?    The often asked question, “Why do you Pasteurize your milk donations?” has a simple answer to it: because pasteurization kills the bad while retaining the good. But that answer most of the time fails to satisfy those who believe that breast milk is best used in its raw form. While generally, we agree with the belief that breast ...

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A new mother may come across some challenges as she breast feeds her baby. Most of the issues a mother can resolve on her own and sometimes may need help of a lactation consultant. The most common problem that I come across as a lactation consultant is sore /cracked nipple. The problem to a great extent is preventable. Ensure a good latch and hold the baby close to you. See tha...

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Stop wondering…. All your questions are answered here Amaara Human Milk Bank would like all of our Donors to know that every drop of milk is considered as “Liquid Gold”. The milk that a woman donates is always a “Life Saving” and we are always grateful for every woman who has made the choice to donate their Breast Milk. Often though, we are asked if we can accept milk...

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  Is the use of formula milk in place of breast milk any different, can formula milk be seen as an apt substitute for breastfeeding and many such related questions have spun a lot of debate over the years with each gathering its fair share of supporters. But with the recent declaration by World Health Organisation (WHO) ‘to not use formula milk in place of breast milk’...

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Celebrated every year all across the world on 1st of June since 2001, ‘World Milk Day’ was first propounded by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation to spread public awareness about all the prospects of milk and publicize the activities related to milk and milk industries all around the world. Milk is important for all but for an infant it is the ultimate lif...

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Human milk banks have become a necessity with an insalubrious increase in preemies or low birth weight babies being born in India.  For most the concept of ‘Human Milk Banks’ might be puzzling and the very need of it may seem unnecessary, but ‘Human Milk Banks’ are in fact the greatest boon to preterm babies or mothers who are unable to breastfeed, facilitating the opt...

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A new-born has just a few requisites; warmth, food and security. A mother who provides love and tenderness is also a vital source of food and nutrition for the baby i.e. the breast milk which has been endorsed by the experts all around the world, as the best sole source of nutrition for the baby exclusively for six months. Breast milk is not only the best natural gift of the fi...

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