National Association: Asociacion Española de Bancos de Leche Humana (Spanish Association of Human Milk Banks) (AEBLH) www.aeblh.org
National Guidelines: ‘Recommendations for the creation and operation of maternal milk banks in Spain’, published in 2018 in Anales de Pediatria (www.analesdepediatria.org). Authors: Javier Calvo, Nadia Raquel García Lara, María Gormaz, Manuela Peña, María José Martínez Lorenzo, Pilar Ortiz Murillo, Josep Maria Brull Sabaté, Carmen María Samaniego, Antoni Gayà (An Pediatr (Barc). 2018;89(1):65.e1-65.e6)
- Antoni Gaya (Palma de Mallorca) - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nadia Raquel Garcia Lara (Madrid) - email@example.com
Since the first milk bank in Spain was opened in 2001 at Palma de Mallorca, fithteen new Human Milk Banks have started its activities. From these 16 milk banks, 7 are located in Neonatal Intensive Care Units, 6 in Regional Blood and Tissue Banks and 3 follow a mixed model. In 2008 the First National Meeting of Spanish Milks Banks took place in Palma de Mallorca and the Spanish Association of Human Milk Banks (AEBLH) was created
Complete information and contact details for the different milk banks can be found in the web page of the Spanish Association of Human Milk Banks (AEBLH; www.aeblh.org).