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Are Breast Milk Banks a Real Solution Yet?

Beal, Judy A. DNSc, RN; Byrd, Ellen MSN, CCRN; Cullinane, Judith MSN, CCRN

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: March/April 2012 - Volume 37 - Issue 2 - p 78–79
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e318244fc42
ONGOING COLUMN: Second Opinion
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The use of breast milk banks has recently regained popularity. Should they be used? What do you think?

Ellen M. Byrd is the Nurse Manager of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA.

Judith Cullinane is the Nurse Manager of the Acute Care Unit, Shrines Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, and is the former Nurse Manager of Pediatrics and former Clinical Nurse Educator of the Neonatal intensive Care Unit, South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA.

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Second Opinion columns are coordinated by Kathleen Leask Capitulo and Judy Beal. Dr. Capitulo can be reached via e-mail at: DrKatieRN@hotmail.com. Dr. Beal can be reached via e-mail at: judy.beal@simmons.edu

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.