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breast cancer awareness month

Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding: Raising Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer and breastfeeding are integrally related in many ways, including personal support of those facing pregnancy, breastfeeding, and breast cancer; research; education; and advocacy.... More > about Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding: Raising Awareness

Helping Bereaved Parents Grow Around Their Grief

In October, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, we honor and support those whose babies have died before or shortly after birth. Miscarriage, stillbirth, and... More > about Helping Bereaved Parents Grow Around Their Grief

Board Member Tali Flomenhoft: Reducing Health Disparities for All

In this profile, we meet Tali Flomenhoft, whose Mexican/Israeli background and commitment to reducing health disparities inform her work on our board of directors and... More > about Board Member Tali Flomenhoft: Reducing Health Disparities for All

A College Education About Milk Banks

At the end of August, we welcomed a new class of college public health students for volunteer work via Boston University’s First-Year Student Outreach Project... More > about A College Education About Milk Banks

Grandparents Day and NICU Awareness Month

There are more events, people, and “awarenesses” to honor than there are months, weeks, or days in the year (even a leap year). Sometimes the... More > about Grandparents Day and NICU Awareness Month

Milk Bank Milestone: 10 Years Accredited

This month, Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast celebrates its 10th anniversary as an accredited HMBANA milk bank. The first week of this month marked World Breastfeeding... More > about Milk Bank Milestone: 10 Years Accredited