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  • Pasteurized Donor Human Milk and Milk Banking Through the Human Milk Banking Association of North America February 23, 2018
    In 2017, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a position statement related to the use of pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) for hospitalized infants, which indicated that PDHM should be prioritized for very-low-birth-weight infants and possibly infants with abdominal wall defects. The position statement clearly focused on the quality and safety of nonprofit milk banks […]
  • National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Births—Supporting Intended Vaginal Births February 22, 2018
    Cesarean births and associated morbidity and mortality have reached near epidemic proportions. The National Partnership for Maternal Safety under the guidance of the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care responded by developing a patient safety bundle to reduce the number of primary cesarean births. Safety bundles outline critical practices to implement in every […]
  • Experiences of Women Who Donated Human Milk February 22, 2018
    To examine the experiences of women who donated breast milk to a hospital-based milk bank regulated under the policies and procedures set forth by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA).
  • Factors That Influence Parents' Adherence to Safe Sleep Guidelines February 20, 2018
    To explore factors that influence parental behaviors related to newborn sleep positions and environments in the home after hospital discharge.
  • In Response February 15, 2018
    We thank Drs. Krick and Chabra for the careful review of our article. We would like to address and reflect on the two issues raised in their letter: the ethical decision-making model in place at our perinatal center between 1994 and 2015 and the parental attitudes toward involvement.


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