Macronutrient Analysis of a Nationwide Sample of Donor Breast Milk

  title={Macronutrient Analysis of a Nationwide Sample of Donor Breast Milk},
  author={Katherine Y Wojcik and David J. Rechtman and Martin Laurence Lee and Armando Montoya and Elena Taggart Medo},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={109 1},
Banked donor milk may be a reasonable substitute for mother's milk for human infants. No data on the macronutrient composition of banked donor milk have been reported. This study determined the composition of donated milk from a large number of banked donor milk samples and compared it to the reported values for macronutrients in mature breast milk. During a 9-month sampling period (May 2006 through February 2007) from a nationwide milk bank network, 415 sequential samples from 273 unique… CONTINUE READING


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