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Breast Milk Collection, Preparation and Storage

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IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, IWK. Clinical Nutrition, IWK. Neonatal Care Team. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0919
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Formerly titled "NICU Nutrition Services". The IWK Health Centre's NICU has a Breast Milk Preparation room and a system for tracking breast milk. Every mother and baby is given a unique barcode. This allows the mother’s expressed breast milk to be safely stored and fed to her baby or babies.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
IWK. Clinical Nutrition
IWK. Neonatal Care Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Milk Expression
Milk, Human
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast milk--Collection and preservation
Abstract
Formerly titled "NICU Nutrition Services". The IWK Health Centre's NICU has a Breast Milk Preparation room and a system for tracking breast milk. Every mother and baby is given a unique barcode. This allows the mother’s expressed breast milk to be safely stored and fed to her baby or babies.
Responsibility
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) & Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
NICU Nutrition Services
Pamphlet Number
PL-0919
Zone
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Hand expressing breast milk before your baby is born

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1928
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This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk. Hand expression is a learned skill. It will get easier with practice. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to bring your breast milk to the hospital are given. If you notice any cramping in your uterus when hand expressing, it is very important to stop and talk with your doctor before starting again. This is rare. It is safe to keep breastfeeding your older child.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Colostrum
Breast Milk Expression - methods
Breast Feeding - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Colostrum
Breast milk--Collection and preservation
Breastfeeding
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk. Hand expression is a learned skill. It will get easier with practice. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to bring your breast milk to the hospital are given. If you notice any cramping in your uterus when hand expressing, it is very important to stop and talk with your doctor before starting again. This is rare. It is safe to keep breastfeeding your older child.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Maternal Child Provincial Policy Working Group
Pamphlet Number
1928
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How to hand express breast milk : Yarmouth Regional Hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Women and Children's Health Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2004
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This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk (take milk from your breasts). It is also called "manual expressing". Hand expression takes practice. It is important to learn how to hand express breast milk in the first hours after your baby is born. Hand expressing helps milk production and milk let-down (release) when you first start to breast feed your baby. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to store your breast milk are also given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Women and Children's Health Unit
Alternate Title
How to manually express breast milk : Yarmouth Regional Hospital
How to express breast milk by hand : Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Milk Expression - methods
Breast Feeding - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast milk--Collection and preservation
Breastfeeding
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the steps to hand express breast milk (take milk from your breasts). It is also called "manual expressing". Hand expression takes practice. It is important to learn how to hand express breast milk in the first hours after your baby is born. Hand expressing helps milk production and milk let-down (release) when you first start to breast feed your baby. A video is listed to help you with the basics. Instructions for how to store your breast milk are also given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Women and Children's Health Unit, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2004
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Pasteurized Donor Human Milk

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IWK. Birth Unit. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-1088
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Mother’s own milk is best for baby. When it is unavailable, the next best option for babies is pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM). The IWK supports families who intend to exclusively breastfeed by offering pasteurized donor human milk, when medically indicated.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Birth Unit
Alternate Title
(PDHM)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Milk Banks
Milk, Human
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast milk--Collection and preservation
Milk hygiene
Abstract
Mother’s own milk is best for baby. When it is unavailable, the next best option for babies is pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM). The IWK supports families who intend to exclusively breastfeed by offering pasteurized donor human milk, when medically indicated.
Responsibility
IWK Birth Unit, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-1088
Zone
All Zones
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