Necrotizing enterocolitis is the death of intestinal tissue primarily affecting premature and sick newborns. To read more on this infliction, visit the National Institutes of Health website at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001148.htm
The March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is "dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality". To read more, visit the March of Dimes at www.marchofdimes.com1.
Research & Development
There is an exciting new study showing the immense benefits of a 100% human milk diet for premature infants over fortifying human milk with bovine based formula. This study was conducted with Prolacta Bioscience's H2MF and was published in the Journal of Pediatrics. To read the abstract of the study, visit www.jpeds.com/article/S0022-3476(09)01085-3/abstract.
The Centers for Disease Control
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has excellent resources in regards to breastfeeding and handling of breast milk. Please visit http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/ for more information.
To find out all about Prolacta Bioscience, please visit www.prolacta.com.
1This is provided as a reference. The March of Dimes is not affiliated with or has given its endorsement of www.milkbanking.net or Prolacta Bioscience.