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Help fragile babies in need by donating milk

Every precious drop counts

Demand is growing and so are we. Every dollar helps a family in need. Donate now.

OUR MISSION

We are a nonprofit milk bank providing pasteurized donor human milk to fragile babies throughout the Northeast.

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PERSONAL STORIES

Baby whose mom persevered and donated milk

Happy to Have Persevered: Mary’s Milk Donation Story

Mary shares how she persevered through the challenges of her first pregnancies and discovered milk donation with her fourth. Thanks for agreeing to share your story, Mary. Tell us a little about your background and family. As one of four children growing up in sunny Florida, I always loved being around babies and babysitting. Before […]

NEWS

Milk Bank News Wrap: Formula Shortage

As a nonprofit with a mission to support families and babies, we are dismayed by the challenges parents are facing during this national infant formula shortage. While donor milk is primarily reserved for medically fragile babies, we are working with all the families calling us. We direct parents to safe and accurate information, including the […]

PERSPECTIVES

Infant Formula Shortage Requires Reexamination of Infant Nutrition: Changing the Proportions of Human Milk to Formula

By Deborah C. Youngblood, PhD, Naomi Bromberg Bar-Yam PhD, and Emily Sylvester, MS, RD, LDN, IBCLC The COVID pandemic brought forth supply chain interruptions, resulting in shortages and unpredictable availability and distribution of many essential items, including infant formula. This two-year shortage was exacerbated in February 2022 when Abbott Labs recalled several of its powdered formulas […]

SAVING LIVES

Baby Anthony as a premature baby in hospital and as a well baby after

Baby Anthony, born at 24 weeks. Now thriving, thanks to donor milk. Make a difference for babies like Anthony.