Category Archives: MMBNE News
Bella Marie was born at just over one pound at the gestational age of 23 weeks and has thrived through significant prematurity-related challenges. Northwell Staten Island University Hospital documents how she was the first patient to receive pasteurized donor human milk.
A Brief Advocacy History by Naomi Bar-Yam Ph.D. For most of the world’s history, breastfeeding was the way babies ate. It did not require a social movement or national and international organizations to support, promote and protect it. Maybe some
Earlier this year, New York’s legislature joined California, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, and Utah plus Washington DC in passing a law mandating that Medicaid cover the costs of donor human milk when medically indicated for inpatient and outpatient babies. However, the
2016 has been a banner year for depot openings for Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast! We now have a total of 14 depots in six states, up from just five depots in four states in early 2015. The most recent additions
Newton, MA (8/1/16). Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast (MMBNE) is delighted to congratulate our founding director, Naomi Bar-Yam, Ph.D., on her becoming president of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). “I can’t think of a better way to