Perspectives

Infant Formula Shortage Requires Reexamination of Infant Nutrition: Changing the Proportions of Human Milk to Formula

By Deborah C. Youngblood, PhD, Naomi Bromberg Bar-Yam PhD, and Emily Sylvester, MS, RD, LDN, IBCLC The COVID pandemic brought forth supply chain interruptions, resulting in shortages and unpredictable availability and distribution... More > about Infant Formula Shortage Requires Reexamination of Infant Nutrition: Changing the Proportions of Human Milk to Formula

Meet Director of Operations and Lab Production Steve Heischuber

Welcome, Steve! It’s Lab Professionals Week, so we wanted to get to know you, our new Director of Operations and Lab Production. Tell us about... More > about Meet Director of Operations and Lab Production Steve Heischuber

Celebrate 10,000 Milk Donors

By Raechel Hackney, RN, IBCLC Families celebrate many milestones in their lives—anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, and other important achievements. Marking these occasions is an opportunity to... More > about Celebrate 10,000 Milk Donors

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... More > about Public Health and Milk Banks

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

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