Personal Stories

Certificate for donor milk - Kaphar

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 to my other two successful pregnancies;... 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

Donor Story – Victoria Ferrantelli Wickman

I don’t need a pump since my daughter will be turning a year in a few weeks but let’s just say I’ve pumped in every... More > about Donor Story – Victoria Ferrantelli Wickman

Karen’s Story – Day by Day

National Breastfeeding Month Breastfeeding, work, and milk donation: Making it work … and then some By Naomi Bar-Yam, Ph.D., Executive Director, MMBNE We are wrapping... More > about Karen’s Story – Day by Day

Donor Story: Jessica Scillieri Smith

I pump at work and was able to donate! Pumping is the best part of the work day since I get to think about my... More > about Donor Story: Jessica Scillieri Smith