RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Feb 10, 2007) - Brazilian government to help Dominican Republic set up human milk bank (more...)
The International Milk Banking Initiative (IMBI) is a group of milk banks and health care providers interested in establishing an international association of non-profit milk banks globally through the development of better communication. The IMBI was founded at the International HMBANA Congress held in Washington DC area in 2005.
What is donor milk banking? Donor milk banking involves the recruitment of appropriately screened donors and the collection, screening, storage, processing and distribution of their donated breastmilk. Most milk is provided to hospitalized infants.