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WakeMed Mothers’ Milk Bank – Expanding to Meet Critical Needs

Fragile newborns need the best possible nutrition to grow and develop into healthy infants. A mother’s breast milk is best, but many times critically ill and premature babies can’t breastfeed, and their mothers are frequently unable to pump enough milk for them. Dr. Jonathan Seigel is a neonatologist and medical director of WakeMed Mother’s Milk Bank. According to […]

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WakeMed Milk Bank Needs Donations

The value of breast milk and breastfeeding is finally being realized in the United States.  But, there are some moms who are unable to produce milk of their own for their infants.  Many times these infants are preemies who really need breast milk to grow and thrive. The lack of donations and increased need is […]

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WakeMed Pursuing Baby Friendly Hospital Designation

WakeMed Discontinuing Pacifier Availability and Formula Sample Distribution on Mother’s Day This Mother’s Day, Sunday, WakeMed Women’s Pavilion & Birthplaces – Raleigh and Cary are taking major steps to become a Baby Friendly hospital as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).  WakeMed is the first hospital in […]

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