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Good news in the dark days of the COVID pandemic in Vietnam – two pasteurisers needed to accelerate the opening of the Human Milk Bank at Vietnam National Children’s Hospital are on the way from the UK. Huge thanks to all our amazing donors and the team at MT Scientific and Medicare Colgate (UK) for pulling out all the stops.
Breastmilk provides the optimal nutrition, it is the single most cost-effective preventative intervention to reduce newborn infants deaths. Breastfeeding protects against infectious diseases, due to the direct transfer of antibodies from Mum.
Many COVID infected mothers become sick very quickly and cannot breastfeed or express milk for their babies, there are more preterm/sick babies/orphans being cared for in the neonatal. When mothers’ milk is not available, donor breast milk is the option recommended by World Health Organisation.
For babies born under the shadow of the pandemic, threatened by strained health systems and disruptions in services, breastmilk is the best medicine, but at this time of crisis donor milk is a drop of life.
2022 has been a year of incredible challenges for communities across the world, global recession, cost of living crisis, millions of hungry children, escalating climate change. Rescue food schemes run by volunteers […]
It’s the end of term for our doctors at Vietnam National Children’s Hospital, Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital and St Paul term ended on Thursday. It is revision time for the UK […]
Feeling proud of Thao Nguyen General Hospital, so good to witness the first embrace of mother and baby post-delivery, to see babies’ skin to skin and initiating the first all-important breastfeed. Tired, […]
Feeling proud of Moc Chau General Hospital. Well done to the neonatal team, who were bursting with pride as they showed us all the changes in the newborn nurseries. It was so […]
Happy Graduation Day! A celebration of many months and years of hard work for neonatal nurses at Vietnam National Children’s Hospital. The celebration also marked the completion of a five-year UK postgraduate […]
Congratulations Team Newborns, huge thanks to the Bull and Mo team 14,658 km, you are all heroes in our race to save more babies’ lives. We are immensely proud and grateful to […]
A sea of pink hats, happy faces at the BIM Group 5150 race day at the beautiful Phu Quoc Island. Newborns is feeling grateful. Thanks to our wonderful volunteers, Bao and Thuy, […]
Newborns is feeling thankful to Bu Baby for their gifts for parents of preterm babies in many hospitals on World Prematurity Day. Every year about 15 million babies worldwide are born prematurely, […]
Newborns feeling happy at Le Parc Hanoi UpRace, great to see so many runners with their families, running for fun and to be healthy. Showing great team spirit, our three Newborns Ambassadors […]
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