Perspectives

FYSOP 2021

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 (FYSOP) program. During their two hours... 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

National Nonprofit Day: Celebrating Nonprofit Milk Banks

Today is National Nonprofit Day—a moment to honor the thousands of nonprofit organizations across the country and the world (elsewhere called NGOs, non-governmental organizations). On... More > about National Nonprofit Day: Celebrating Nonprofit Milk Banks

Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

For three decades the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) has united the world in protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding. Among its many efforts is... More > about Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility

A History of Breastfeeding Support and Advocacy in Zeros and Fives

For most of the world’s history, breastfeeding was the way babies ate. It did not require a social movement or national and international organizations to... More > about A History of Breastfeeding Support and Advocacy in Zeros and Fives