The Importance and Benefits of Human Milk Banking

All babies deserve access to the best nutrition possible. For very low birthweight babies, breast milk is not just the best nutritional source, it can be a medical necessity. But not all mothers are able to breastfeed.

Wednesday, 20 July 2022

All babies deserve access to the best nutrition possible. For very low birthweight babies, breast milk is not just the best nutritional source, it can be a medical necessity. But not all mothers are able to breastfeed. Human Milk Banks provide a valuable service to ensure the most fragile infants have access to human milk to help them heal and thrive when mom’s own milk isn’t available or not enough to feed her baby.

Learning objectives

  • Gain an understanding of Human Milk Banks and the operations
  • Learn about the benefits of human donor milk
  • Raise awareness of the continuous need for donor human milk

Event details

Date           20 July 2022

Duration    1 hour

Time          20:00 – 21:00 Central European Summer Time (13:00 – 14:00 Central Standard Time)

Click here to register for the webinar. 

This webinar is free of charge.

Presenter

Jonathan Bautista

Jonathan Bautista

Jonathan Bautista is the Executive Director at San Jose Mothers’ Milk Bank and loves helping people plan, measure, and optimize operations. He has spent the majority of his career in the blood banking industry, gaining experiences in areas such as quality, manufacturing, and operations. He obtained his Bachelors in Medical Technology from the University of Kansas, and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Regis University. Jonathan’s focus is on the mission of San Jose Mothers’ Milk Bank, which is, enhancing the availability of donor human milk for all babies.