Salem Hospital to accept breast milk

Salem Hospital to accept breast milk

The hospital will partner with Portland-based Northwest Mothers Milk bank to receive breast milk locally.

Salem is also set to be a donor drop site starting Thursday, May 22, meaning donor moms in the area can start contributing their milk closer to home.

Christine Steiner, an assistant nurse manager of Salem Hospital's Mother-Baby Unit, said she initiated the relationship with the Portland milk bank because it was looking to large hospitals to become drop sites.

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