Personal Stories

Joanna R. two happy babies

Joanna R.’s Donor Milk Recipient Story

A mother’s urge to feed her child is a primal one. Our identical twin daughters, Sasha and Jocelyn, were born at 36 weeks after what appeared to be an uncomplicated pregnancy.... More > about Joanna R.’s Donor Milk Recipient Story

Donating Through Grief: Erica and Brad Therrien

Honoring Kreedence Irene, July 22, 2014 Brad and I met in April 2011. It didn’t take us long to decide that we wanted to build... More > about Donating Through Grief: Erica and Brad Therrien

Baby Anthony’s Story

Photo credit: Amanda Saldarelli Photography Anthony is a baby who received milk from MMBNE. His mother shared this story with Cynthia Cohen, our Director of... More > about Baby Anthony’s Story

Donating Through Grief: Julianne Kaphar

In 2012, after two years of trying to conceive, I got pregnant with my third child, my daughter Calla Pearl. Her pregnancy was very similar... More > about Donating Through Grief: Julianne Kaphar

Donor Story – Lindsey M. Link

I remember the first day back at work after James was born like it was yesterday. I came loaded with my pump and supplies and... More > about Donor Story – Lindsey M. Link

Donor Story – Stephanie Hansbury

I had my daughter Giuliana in December of 2013. As a new mom I knew I wanted to try breastfeeding, but honestly had no clue... More > about Donor Story – Stephanie Hansbury