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KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and Temasek Foundation Cares announced yesterday of the launch of Singapore's first donor human milk back programme. This would be a three-year programme, which aims to provide a ready supply of safe, pasteurised human breast milk.
The three-year pilot project aims to benefit 900 babies by recruiting around 375 mothers who are willing to donate their excess supply of breast milk.
“Mothers can be assured that should the need arises, there is now a safe source of human milk for their pre-term babies,” said Madam Halimah Yacob, who launched the programme.