For premature and medically fragile babies, breast milk can be a lifesaving intervention.
The NEC Society’s webinar series on human milk covered evidence-based practices for optimizing the use of human milk with babies at increased risk of NEC, as well as practical strategies for partnering with NICU parents.
Webinar: Mother’s Own Milk
– Please click here to view the recording of our webinar focused on mother’s own milk, featuring Dr. Margaret Parker.
– Dr. Parker’s powerpoint slides are available here.
– The resources presented during the webinar are available here.
Webinar: Pasteurized Donor Milk
– Please click here to view the recording of our webinar focused on donor milk, featuring Dr. Erin Hamilton Spence.
– Dr. Hamilton Spence’s powerpoint slides are available here.
– Dr. Hamilton Spence serves as the medical director for the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas.
Webinar: Fortifying Breast Milk in the NICU
– This webinar was not recorded and Dr. Deborah O’Connor’s slides will not be shared.
– Links to relevant publications will be posted here soon.
The NEC Society was established in 2014 and is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to building a world without NEC. Necrotizing enterocolitis is a devastating intestinal disease that primarily affects premature and medically fragile infants. The NEC Society is a multidisciplinary, collaborative organization that brings together patient-families and clinician-scientists committed to improving outcomes for our most vulnerable babies.