Kent Hospital launches donor breast milk program

KENT HOSPITAL’S Women’s Care Center team members are now able to give newborns donated pasteurized breast milk as a supplement until their own mothers’ milk is available. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND
KENT HOSPITAL’S Women’s Care Center team members are now able to give newborns donated pasteurized breast milk as a supplement until their own mothers’ milk is available. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND
A new program at Kent Hospital’s Women’s Care Center allows breastfeeding newborns to receive supplemental donated pasteurized breast milk until their own mother’s milk is available. So far, three infants have received donated milk as part of the program, which is the first in the state. Donated milk comes from Mother’s Milk Bank Northeast, a…

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