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The WakeMed mothers’ milk bank on Kildaire Farm Road in Cary is one of only 23 nonprofit milk banks in the United States that relies on donations from mothers. To donate breast milk, mothers must go through a rigorous screening process that includes blood work covered by WakeMed. The facility sends the bulk of its milk – about 200,000 ounces a year – to neonatal intensive care units at roughly 50 hospitals along the east coast to help premature babies or infants with severe illnesses. The majority of the bank’s 150 active donors are mothers whose children benefited from breast milk in NICUs. Others are moms who produce more than enough milk, or bereaved mothers who lost a child. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
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