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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

Naomi Bar-Yam Named Among SheKnows.com’s Top Ten Inspiring Moms

MMBNE Executive Director Naomi Bar-Yam has been named one of the top 10 inspiring moms changing the world by SheKnows.com. Included with the likes of Producer Ricki Lake and First Lady of New York Chirlane McCray, she is in very distinguished company. What a

Medical Laboratory Professionals

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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 lives, and to publicly thank those

MMBNE Milestone

10 Year Anniversary

The dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. – John Lennon   By Naomi Bar-Yam, Ph.D. Ten years ago, on March 14, 2006, a small group of five gathered to discuss a