Human milk bank

Human milk bank is a service that collects, processes, stores and dispenses human milk for ensuring optimum nutrition for new-borns. Recently, North-east’s first human milk bank had been set up at Guwahati in Assam. This is the 15th unit in India. It collects milk from willing mothers who are lactating. It pasteurizes breast milk after screening it and stores it in deep freeze. This can be stored from 6 months to 6 years.