National milk bank association: No
National guidelines: No
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The donation of breast milk has always existed in Russia in the form of an institution of nurses. Later the donor milk collection points were organized on the basis of outpatient children’s clinics and maternity hospitals. The expression of breast milk was carried out directly at donor points. Donor milk was intended for babies up to 1 month. The first Human Milk Bank was opened in Russia in 2014 with the support of the Union of Pediatricians of Russia. Currently there are 3 milk banks operating in Russia. The scientific research of donor milk is devoted to the study of its benefits and safety for sick infants.