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Breast Milk Banks

What You Didn't Know About Donor Milk

AWHONN | Posted 07.18.2016 | Women

Once a mother has passed all screening and her labs come back negative, she is approved to be a donor. Mothers can make a one-time donation or be repeat donors. However, if a mother continues to be a regular donor, the milk bank staff will follow-up regularly to ensure the mother has had no changes in her lifestyle or health.

The Importance of a Breast Milk Bank

Well Rounded NY | Posted 02.25.2017 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Breastfeeding is a hot topic, as controversial as it is natural. But breast milk banks exist outside the fray. The banks exemplify a purely positive effort mother to mother that highlights our capacity to "share the health," according to the Mother's Milk Bank Northeast's logo.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Critics Fear This Breastfeeding Initiative Could Exploit Black Mothers | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents

An initiative that seeks to increase breastfeeding rates among urban black mothers is under fire from Detroit breastfeeding advocates who worry it cou...

Another Trip Down Mammary Lane

Marc Leandro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Marc Leandro

Given that we don't have the equipment to breastfeed, we considered our options and saw donated milk as the best path. Having turned out just fine we had no strong aversion to formula -- it seemed though, that if possible to feed our little human babies human milk, that made more sense than processed milk from a cow.

First Breast Milk Depot Opens In Florida

Posted 03.02.2013 | Miami

For mothers with too little supply thanks to mothers with too much, the first breast milk depot recently opening in Florida, reports CBS Miami. The...

Katherine Bindley

Breast Milk Bank Shortages Prompt Concern | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.18.2011 | Parents

There's plenty of partisanship when it comes to the subject of breast milk. But one thing lactivists and formula-fans alike can agree on is that short...