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The new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital will be designed as a healing environment that improves the health and well-being of children and their families. Plans include expanding existing programs and developing new services on-site and throughout Iowa to meet the current and future needs of Iowa’s children.

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Mother's Milk Bank of Iowa seeking nursing mothers willing to donate

The milk bank at UI Children's Hospital needs nursing mothers willing to collect, store and freeze breast milk to share with premature or sick infants in need. Recently, the program was almost out of human milk to process with a number of hospitals expecting shipments.

Parents credit March of Dimes with saving baby's life

When Wyatt Meller was born 15 weeks premature, he and his mother were transferred to the NICU at UI Children's Hospital. The Mellers credit the March of Dimes for funding the research and development of surfactant, a compound which saved Wyatt's life.

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