An EMBA Statement for Kiev Human Milk Bank
All the European Milk Bank Association Board is witnessing with regret and sorrow the events that are affecting population of Ukraine in this moment.
Among people affected by this tragic situation, there are families of preterm and vulnerable infants assisted in Neonatal Intensive Care Units. One critical point is the promotion and supporting of breastfeeding for this fragile population of newborns : in this context, initiation and preservation of lactation in own mothers, breast milk donation and activities of Human Milk Banks have a pivotal role for their outcome and safeguard of short and long-term development.
Thoughts of all the members of the European Milk Bank Association are with the people working in the Human Milk Bank of Kiev, and we are available to give them any support they need in this tragic event.
We hope these sufferings will come to an end shortly.
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