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Wet nursing and donor human milk sharing in emergencies and disasters: A review

Smith, Julie; Iellamo, Alessandro

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During emergencies and disasters infant survival can depend on their access to breastfeeding or human milk. Wet nursing and donor human milk sharing are options endorsed by the World Health Assembly (WHA). This study looks at regulatory environments for wet nursing and donor human milk sharing and considers the wider food security and resilience implications. Legislation and policies relating to wet nursing, donor human milk sharing and milk banking can support appropriate infant and young...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/274458
Source: Breastfeeding Review
Access Rights: Open Access

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