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National Public Health Week 2022

Public Health and Milk Banks

By Deborah Youngblood, PhD, Executive Director The first week of April is National Public Health Week, a time for everyone to reflect on the importance of healthy communities. Prior to being... More > about Public Health and Milk Banks

BU Students’ Spring Break at the Milk Bank

On March 10, we welcomed seven Boston University students to complete volunteer work as part of their Alternative Service Break. As one of their “volunteer... More > about BU Students’ Spring Break at the Milk Bank

World Doula Week: Meet Two Doulas on the Milk Bank Staff

A doula is a professional trained to support families emotionally and physically during pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Studies have linked doulas to... More > about World Doula Week: Meet Two Doulas on the Milk Bank Staff

Nurse Runs Boston Marathon for the Milk Bank

Every city and town along the Boston Marathon route receives a number of bibs to distribute to qualified local runners. In return for a bib,... More > about Nurse Runs Boston Marathon for the Milk Bank

Lactation Consultant Allison Becomes a Milk Donor

Our staff was excited to welcome lactation consultant and NICU nurse Allison Grinsell and baby Rayla to the milk bank one day when they dropped... More > about Lactation Consultant Allison Becomes a Milk Donor

Milk Bank Matters: Meet Executive Director Deborah Youngblood

By Deborah Youngblood, PhD As the new Executive Director of Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast, I am excited to chart a strong course for an already... More > about Milk Bank Matters: Meet Executive Director Deborah Youngblood