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Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs

Search Results: MCH Organizations

This list of organizations is drawn from the MCH Organizations Database. Contact information is the most recent known to the MCH Digital Library.

Displaying records 1 through 2 (2 total).

Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

Annotation: The Human Milk Banking Association of North America has members in the United States and Canada. The association's milk banks not only provide milk to client hospitals but also serve many infants in the home who need milk because of medical conditions such as formula intolerance or feeding issues related to prematurity. Links to related resources are provided on the website and publications on establishing and operating donor human milk banks, as well as information on pumping, storing, and handling human milk can be purchased for a fee.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Associations, Infant nutrition, Lactation, Milk banks

National Capital Lactation Center

Annotation: The National Capital Lactation Center at Georgetown University offers in-hospital services for breastfeeding assistance. The lactation center provides consultation on nursing problems (by telephone) to new breastfeeding mothers. The center exists to support, encourage and clinically assist breastfeeding families from birth throughout the weaning process. Some materials are available in Spanish. Referrals are provided as appropriate.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Lactation, Milk banks


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.