Category Archives: Donor and Recipient Stories
By Jessica Daviso. Breastfeeding and breast milk donation to Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast were actions that transformed the narratives of my pregnancy and childbirth from stories of disappointment and powerlessness into ones of empowerment and triumph. Before my husband and
There are so many things that people don’t think about when a mother loses her child. One of the things is what she goes through physically, and every story is unique. I personally had a 30-hour labor. The trauma from
Lois shared the story of her daughter Lucy Grace when she learned of the milk bank’s Memorial Quilt, which bears a leaf with the name of every baby whose mother donated milk after loss. This is a most tender time
Originally posted on October 15, 2015 By Amy Anderson, MMBNE First Bereaved Donor My high school sweetheart and I have been together for more than half of our lives. We have journeyed through some unexpected storms and stumbled into many
When I had my daughter in 2009, breastfeeding didn’t go as planned. I had an emergency c-section and some trauma that resulted in her being bottle fed formula before I ever had the chance to put her to my breast.