Medicinal & Therapeutic Uses of BM
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|Fri, 10-24-2003 - 9:34am|
the majority of these listed are uses for children. However, the source specifically mentions applications for adult organ donation (guess that's not the same as curing cancer, but anything that increases the quality of care or relieves the stress of someone in a potentially life-threatening situation and is paid for by insurance seems like "medicine" imho).
otherwise, i've never used the term "magical" when describing BM. In fact, I've only seen it in Ffer's posts. Maybe I'll just change my tune ;-).
p.s. nutritional and preventative uses are listed as well.
Medicinal/Therapeutic Uses of Pasteurized Donor Milk
Treatment for infectious diseases (intractable diarrhea, gastroenteritis, infantile botulism, sepsis, pneumonia, hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
Post-surgical healing (omphalocele, gastroschisis, intestinal obstruction/bowel fistula, colostomy repair)
Immunodeficiency diseases (severe allergies, IgA deficiencies)
Solid organ transplants (including adults)
Non-infectious intestinal disorders (ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome
Nutritional Uses of Pasteurized Donor Milk Prematurity
Failure to thrive
Inborn errors of metabolism
Pediatric burn cases
Preventive Uses of Pasteurized Donor Milk
Allergies to bovine and soy milks/feeding intolerance
During immune suppression therapy