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Texas Children's Hospital

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Mother's milk is the ideal nutrition for most infants. It's especially vital for premature, low birth weight and critically-ill infants. In fact, studies show that a diet of breast milk helps decrease incidences of necrotizing enterocolotis, a potentially fatal disease in critically-ill and preterm infants. Some mothers find it difficult to express breast milk when they are separated from their babies who are being cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Fortunately, mothers who produce more milk than their own baby needs generously donate their milk to help nourish hospitalized infants. By becoming a donor, you will be providing a vital resource to very small preterm infants at Texas Children's Hospital, which houses the nation's largest NICU and cares for nearly 3,000 babies a year. Texas Children's partners with Prolacta Bioscience to conduct thorough donor testing and to process and pasteurize all donor milk. Prolacta operates a large, pharmaceutical- grade facility that has the capacity and supply to meet Texas Children's needs. At Texas Children's Hospital, donor milk is provided to all babies who need it, regardless of the family's ability to pay. Click on link to view TCH press release Click on link to view new TCH YouTube.com video


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FirstSteps Donor Milk Program of Methodist Children's Hospital

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Methodist Healthcare has provided quality care for patients in the San Antonio area and surrounding community for over 50 years. Methodist Children's Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital, implemented FirstSteps Donor Milk Program to help save the lives of critically ill babies in the Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU). By donating your extra breast milk to FirstSteps, premature babies in the San Antonio area can receive the benefits of 100% human milk nutrition. FirstSteps Donor Milk Program is a Prolacta-affiliated donor milk program and is responsible for donor recruitment. Prolacta manages donor qualification and milk collection, testing and processing into nutritional formulations for use at Methodist Children's Hospital.


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Tiny Treasures Milk Bank

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Breast milk is best for all babies, but premature babies have increased nutritional needs that cannot be met by a mother's own breast milk alone.

By donating to Tiny Treasures Milk Bank, your excess breast milk will allow very low birth weight premature babies the opportunity to benefit from a 100% human milk diet. Milk donated through Tiny Treasures Milk Bank will be used by Prolacta Bioscience® to make human milk nutritional products including a human milk-based fortifier, human milk caloric fortifier, human milk-based premature infant formula, and standardized donor milk for very low birth weight premature babies. All Prolacta products are made from human breast milk.

For every qualified ounce of milk you donate, you will be compensated $1 for your time and effort.


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Helping Hands Milk Bank

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HELPINGHANDS Milk Bank makes your donation go twice as far! Your donated milk will be used to make potentially lifesaving human milk-based nutritional products for preterm infants in the NICU. From May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017, Prolacta Bioscience®, Inc. will donate to Susan G. Komen® $1.00 for every ounce of qualified milk collected through HELPINGHANDS Milk Bank, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $25,000. HELPINGHANDS Milk Bank is operated by Prolacta, and as such, Prolacta is responsible for donor recruitment, donor qualification, milk collection, and milk testing and processing into nutritional formulations.


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Wesley,Galichia Milk Bank

Wesley Donor Milk Program

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Wesley Medical Center is the region’s leading acute care hospital network, providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912. Known regionally as the “Baby Hospital,” Wesley delivers more than 6,000 babies annually – more than any hospital in a 13-state region. The Wesley Donor Milk Program was created to help critically ill babies in its newborn intensive care unit. Your donation of breast milk to the Wesley Donor Milk Program ensures premature babies in south-central Kansas receive the benefits of 100 percent human milk nutrition. The Wesley Donor Milk Program is affiliated with Prolacta and is responsible for donor recruitment. Prolacta manages donor qualification and milk collection, testing and processing into nutritional formulations for use at Wesley Medical Center.


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Nemours Donor Milk Program

Apply to donate extra breast milk to the Nemours Donor Milk Program

Nemours Breast Milk for Babies

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Nemours has provided care for children in Delaware and the surrounding community for 75 years. The Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children has implemented Nemours Breast Milk for Babies to help critically ill babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) grow and thrive. By donating your extra breast milk to Nemours Breast Milk for Babies, premature infants can receive the benefits of 100% human milk nutrition. Nemours Breast Milk for Babies is a Prolacta-affiliated donor milk program and is responsible for donor recruitment. Prolacta manages donor qualification and milk collection, testing and processing into nutritional formulations for use at Nemours.


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