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Medical Laboratory Professionals

Ladies in the milk bank lab

Originally posted on April 29, 2016. We couldn’t do our work without them By Naomi Bar-Yam This week, April 24-30, is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. It is an opportunity to learn more about how lab professionals enhance health and save

Getting Milk to Babies

Naomi Bar-Yam, Director of Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast

We love sharing stories from our amazing donors and recipients that illustrate how milk banking has affected their babies’ health and their families’ lives. It is not every day, however, that we share our milk bank’s story itself. We recently

Farewell to Office Manager Danielle


The milk bank staff and board are sad to say goodbye to Danielle Hebert, who is leaving after two years as Office Manager to take the next step in her career development. From her very first day, Danielle gained the

Mothers’ Milk Bank of Alabama Aims to Improve Infant Mortality Rates

Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast congratulates HMBANA and their sister milk bank in Alabama for the important work described in the below press release. Currently, the mortality rate among African American infants is three times higher than white infants. Along with being a bridge

HMBANA Board Announcement

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HMBANA Board of Directors Announced Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast welcomes the announcement of the new board and president of Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). We are delighted to share our beloved director Naomi Bar-Yam, Ph.D. with HMBANA in leadership! “I am honored

HMBANA Kellogg Grant

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HMBANA Awarded Major Grant From W.K. Kellogg Foundation We congratulate the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) for receiving a prestigious $425,000, multi-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for strategic planning. The grant will help advance community based, non-profit human

Meet the New President of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America

Naomi Bar-Yam, Director of Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast

On August 1, at the start of World Breastfeeding Week and Month, Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast Executive Director Naomi Bar-Yam stepped up to a new role as President of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA).  We talked

World Day of Human Milk Donation

A day of celebration and awareness Today, May 19, 2016, is World Day of Human Milk Donation. On this day we honor all moms who donate milk to nonprofit milk banks, everywhere in the world. At the recent international conference