Denver Breast Milk Bank In Danger Of Running Dry

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Jennifer Brown The Denver Post

The freezers are almost empty at a Denver milk bank that collects breast milk from mothers across the country and delivers it to sick and premature babies, a shortage attributed in part to a rough flu season.

Three of four giant freezers at Mother's Milk Bank at Presbyterian St. Luke's hospital, one of only 10 milk banks in the country, are bare. The fourth has just four small grocery sacks of frozen milk.

It's the lowest the supply has been in the bank's 25-year history, said Laraine Lockhart Borman, manager of the milk bank.

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