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... More > about Happy to Have Persevered: Mary’s Milk Donation Story

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

Nicki’s NICU Warrior Comes Full Circle

Nicki tells the story of her little NICU warrior, Demitri, coming full circle from receiving to donating milk. On January 29, 2021, I went in... More > about Nicki’s NICU Warrior Comes Full Circle

Brittney’s Story: A Last Gift to My Daughter

Brittney shares her story of donating milk after losing her daughter, Juniper. In July of 2021 we found out we were pregnant. I was so... More > about Brittney’s Story: A Last Gift to My Daughter

From Volunteer to Staff to Milk Donor: Zarina’s Milk Bank Journey

Nurse and lactation consultant Zarina tells the story of her milk bank journey, from volunteer to lab staff to donor. It was the hot summer... More > about From Volunteer to Staff to Milk Donor: Zarina’s Milk Bank Journey

Theodore’s Amazing Life: Jessica’s Letter to Milk Donors

In a letter to other milk donors, Jessica honors the amazing life of her son Theodore, who defied expectations and warmed hearts during his two... More > about Theodore’s Amazing Life: Jessica’s Letter to Milk Donors