Human Milk Bank Association of North America
Pauline Sakamoto Is the Executive Director of the Mothers' Milk Bank, President of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America and currently serving on the Executive Board of the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee. She also serves on global milk banking technical advisory committee with PATH and the UNITED NATIONS. She a two time volunteer donor to the milk bank and served in various volunteer positions for the non profit. A breastfeeding advocate, she sees milk banking service as a bridge to successful breastfeeding and support for families.
Episodes for this expert
One alternative to milk sharing from mother to mother is using a milk bank. But, what exactly do milk banks do? What relationships do they have with hospitals? And what is the process for donating your milk to these banks so they can distribute to babies in need?