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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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  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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Milk is the only source of nutrition for infants and science has shown repeatedly that breast milk is incredibly beneficial for infants. Breast milk is one of the healthiest source of nutrients for a baby. Studies have shown that breastfed babies have much higher immunity, stronger bones, lower risk for obesity, celiac disease, type 1 diabetes etc. For premature babies who are ...

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BreastMilk Foundation is a non-profit organization, in collaboration with Fortis La Femme which brings to the world of kids ‘Amaara’ – a human milk bank, a one of its kind project. The only human milk bank in Delhi NCR, ‘Breast Milk Foundation’ is primarily focused to provide donor milk to high risk newborns admitted in the neo-natal unit and to babies whose mother ha...

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Nowadays we breathe in pollutants as we breathe in the air. We are exposed to the pollutants like tobacco smoke and other hazardous elements present in the air and so are the children around us. This could have a long-term effect on their health. Especially the intrauterine, perinatal and neonatal babies, who are more receptive to diseases due to their weak immune system. Child...

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