Tag Archives: New York
Last year New York State’s legislature passed a law mandating that Medicaid cover the cost of donor human milk when medically indicated for inpatient and outpatient babies. Unfortunately, Governor Cuomo vetoed it, due to budgetary concerns and the way the
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.
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
By Priya Nembhard Originally posted by our partner organization Moms Pump Here, 3/31/16 momspumphere.com/blog/entry/nursing-rooms-and-nyc-politics It almost seems like the words “nursing room” and “politics” do not belong in the same sentence. In a perfect world we would not have to think
Regarding Int. No. 1063-2016 – Requiring Lactation Rooms in Certain Public Spaces By Amber Star Merkens, March 30, 2016 MMBNE was invited to testify before New York City Council’s Committee on Women’s Issues regarding proposed legislation to establish lactation rooms
Join us at the grand opening celebration of our new Manhattan milk depot at Explore + Discover Early Learning Center on Saturday, March 5 at noon! Find out more and RSVP: Grand Opening.
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.