Personal Stories

Twin children of family physician who donated milk

A Family Physician’s Unexpected Journey: From Premature Twins to Milk Donation

Family physician Jessica Faraci tells her story of receiving milk for her twins and later donating back. Read more of her work at Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine.   Breast is... More > about A Family Physician’s Unexpected Journey: From Premature Twins to Milk Donation

MelroseWakefield Healthcare Baby Café Empowers Milk Recipient to Become Milk Donor

Lisa tells her story of receiving milk at MelroseWakefield Hospital, then going on to donate milk twice, with the support of the Baby Café. When... More > about MelroseWakefield Healthcare Baby Café Empowers Milk Recipient to Become Milk Donor

Preemies Inspire NICU Fellow to Donate Milk

Elizabeth, a NICU fellow at a Philadelphia hospital, shares her story of donating milk in honor of the babies in her care. We found out... More > about Preemies Inspire NICU Fellow to Donate Milk

Laney Grace: A Brief Life with a Big Impact

By Jen Stoeckel At our 20-week ultrasound, my husband and I found out that our daughter (and sixth child) would be born with hypoplastic left... More > about Laney Grace: A Brief Life with a Big Impact

Remembering Clyde Through Milk Donation

Milk donor Victoria Austin shared memories of her son, Clyde, with Donor Intake Coordinator Raechel Hackney.  Every baby is born with a unique personality from... More > about Remembering Clyde Through Milk Donation

Rhode Island mom secures insurance coverage for donor milk

Insurance coverage for donor milk is rare, but Rhode Island mom Donna Virgulak wants you to know it’s possible. Donna and her husband Scott have... More > about Rhode Island mom secures insurance coverage for donor milk