First Human Milk Bank established in Chandigarh on Mother’s Day

Chandigarh, May 7
The first Human Milk Bank in Chandigarh has been established on Mother’s Day at IMA Sector 35. Dr. Ramnik Sharma, President of IMA Chandigarh, Dr. RS Bedi, and Dr. Vikram Bedi, the city’s leading child specialist, participated in the panel discussion organized during the ocassion. Dr Vikram Bedi, in charge of Neo-Natal ICU at Bedi Hospital, said that many times mother’s milk plays a big role in saving preterm babies and it can prove to be life-saving hence it is important as a lifesaver. He said that the milk bank facility will prove to be a boon for the newborn babies of the entire North region. In Chandigarh, this facility will be given free of cost to those newborn babies who are deprived of breast milk in the initial weeks.