Naomi Bar-Yam, Ph.D.

Black lives matter. We stand in solidarity with the Black community

Black Lives Matter: Our Commitment

Black Lives Matter. We have a centuries-old problem that touches every part of our society, who we are and who we can become.  Big problems are complex. Solving them requires ongoing,... More > about Black Lives Matter: Our Commitment

Important Milk Bank COVID-19 Update

This page last updated 4/20/2020. On behalf of the entire staff at Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast, we want to thank you for being part of... More > about Important Milk Bank COVID-19 Update

Milk Sharing: A Milk Bank Director’s Perspective on Informed Choice

Journalists, providers, and parents often ask us about the differences between, and the risks and benefits of, milk banking and milk sharing. Milk sharing, including... More > about Milk Sharing: A Milk Bank Director’s Perspective on Informed Choice

Leveling the playing field: Addressing disparities in breastfeeding

This essay on leveling the playing field is the fourth of four posts celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 2019. Read the introduction to... More > about Leveling the playing field: Addressing disparities in breastfeeding

The Answer is in the Community: The Role of Culture in Empowerment and Support to Enable Breastfeeding

This essay on culture and community is the third of four posts celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 2019. Read the introduction to the... More > about The Answer is in the Community: The Role of Culture in Empowerment and Support to Enable Breastfeeding

Empowering Parents, Enabling Breastfeeding for Premature Babies

The second of four posts celebrating World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 2019. Read the introduction to the series here. Empowering parents and enabling... More > about Empowering Parents, Enabling Breastfeeding for Premature Babies