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WakeMed Mother’s Milk Bank Needs Donations

Got milk? Save a life. WakeMed Mother’s Milk Bank is in dire need of donations. It is one of only 10 operational milk banks in the U.S. and distributes more than 200,000 oz. of milk per year. Mothers seek donor milk when they cannot nurse their babies. Premature babies in intensive care units often get […]

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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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