Human Milk and the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis

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.

Click here to learn about how to optimize the use of mother’s own milk in the NICU

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.

The slides, recordings, and resources from the NEC Society’s Probiotic Webinar Series are available here.

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.

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