Miracle Milk

I don’t have a lot to say about this. It’s just another example of why we call it “liquid awesome.”

“While Maketa was fighting for her life after the birth, Kgotso was put on milk formula.

It was then that he developed necrotising enterocolitis, in which tissue in parts of the bowel inexplicably dies”

“Thanks to donated breast milk – a natural antibiotic – and a team of dedicated hospital staff, the 28-year-old mother and son are now out of danger and doing well.”

“Tembisa Hospital was able to reduce the mortality rate of premature infants with a birth-weight of below 2kg born in the hospital by 19% [because of donated breast milk].”

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