Humanitarian crisis affecting European countries has given us a sense of how little is known about how to provide breastfeeding support to mothers and newborns during challenging times. Natural disasters and civil conflicts are indeed difficult situations to predict. However, having a comprehensive set of rules and policies based on well documented cases can play a crucial role in preparing the local healthcare system to protect breastfeeding during difficult times and as a result, to save many lives. More than ever, there is also an urgent need to raise awareness about the benefits of using donor milk under such challenging situations. Join this webinar to learn from first-hand experiences about how local professionals support Ukrainian women and babies in Polish lactation centres and in hospitals, as well as the related enlightening case of humanitarian aid for mothers and infants who were victims of natural disasters in the Philippines. Read more >>
EMBA Working Groups are the means by which members of the Association are able to contribute to in depth investigations into aspects of human milk banking and the use of donor human milk... Read more >>
With the support of the Department of Health and Social Action (DSAS) of the State of Vaud, the CHUV and Transfusion Interregionale CRS (Swiss Red Cross) have joined forces to create the CHUV's lactarium, the first in French-speaking Switzerland, which opens its doors on May 18, 2022. Read more >>
Please find below official notification of the 2022 EMBA Elections.
If you are a paid up member of EMBA for 2022 and you wish to nominate yourself for a position on the Board of Directors of EMBA, you should do so by sending an email to email@example.com Read more >>
Under the heading ‘New Horizons in Human Milk Banking’, the 6th EMBA Congress recently took place, providing new insights into current research topics, discussing updated recommendations and inspiring us all anew to the work around donor milk banks. Read more >>