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New Hospital Donor Milk Program in CT

Dontated milk group middlesex

The Middletown Press does a great job of explaining the importance of donor milk for babies in level two special care nurseries like the new program at Connecticut’s Middlesex Hospital. The hospital just received its first shipment in late February. Often life-saving for premature

Extremely Low Birth Weight, Premature Baby Thrives on Donor Milk Program

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.

Young Nurses on a Mission: Starting a Donor Milk Program

Bridgeport nurses

By Jacquelyn Ferraro, BSN, RN, and Megan Murphy, BSN, RN The nurse residency program at Yale New Haven Health-Bridgeport Hospital is a year-long program that helps new graduate nurses learn about hospital services, gain confidence in their new roles, and

A Conversation with NICU Nurse and IBCLC Dara Barnett

NICU nurse Dara Barnett

Originally posted on November 24th, 2015 by Amber Star Merkens My journey to becoming the NY Outreach Coordinator for Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast  was heavily influenced by a very personal experience with life in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). My daughter

Happy Day for New York City Babies

New York Presbyterian gets milk!

  It’s a happy day for babies in NYC! New York Presbyterian Hospital/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital now offers our service in their NICU. Congratulations to the hospital staff for working hard to bring lifesaving donor milk to frail and premature babies.

A Conversation with NICU Nurse and IBCLC Dara Barnett

NICU nurse Dara Barnett

  by Amber Star Merkens My journey to becoming the NY Outreach Coordinator for Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast  was heavily influenced by a very personal experience with life in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). My daughter Raiya was born at 28

From the U.S. to South Africa: Milk Banking Programs in KwaZulu-Natal

It’s great to see that milk banking is growing along with the normalization of breastfeeding. Click here to read more about what’s happening, from our own development here in the United States all the way to KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

News NY1: NYC Hospitals to Offer Donated Breast Milk

Please read article on News NY1: NYC Hospitals Join Effort to Offer Donated Breast Milk