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Informal (Peer-to-Peer) Milk Sharing: The Use of Unpasteurized Donor Human Milk

This BC-based practice resource guide was developed to equip health care providers with the knowledge and tools needed to facilitate an informed discussion and decision-making process regarding informal milk sharing . It includes sections on: ethical and legal considerations; risks and benefits of infant supplementation options; minimizing risks of informal milk sharing; and decision support tools, such as talking points, sample policy, sample acknowledgement of risk form, and family handout

Resource Information

Date

July 1, 2016

Author

Perinatal Services BC

Type

Evidence Summary, Guide

Setting

Community-at-large, Home, Primary Care

Age

Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Adults (18-64)

Topic

Breastfeeding

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Provincial (outside Ontario), National

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