Perspectives

National Nonprofit Day

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 August 17, 1894 the Revenue Act... 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

Father’s Day: Supporting NICU Dads and Families

Today we honor all fathers, and true to our work, NICU dads in particular. In milk banking, and maternal and child health more generally, we focus... More > about Father’s Day: Supporting NICU Dads and Families

National Nurses Week: Celebrating the Nurses on our Staff and Boards

This week, May 6-12, is National Nurses Week. We thank and honor the nurses who work tirelessly in so many ways to grow Mothers’ Milk... More > about National Nurses Week: Celebrating the Nurses on our Staff and Boards

Honoring All Kinds of Mothers: Donor Milk and Opioid Use Disorder

Mother’s Day is an opportunity, across the globe, to honor all kinds of mothers—those with young children and grown children, mothers whose children have died,... More > about Honoring All Kinds of Mothers: Donor Milk and Opioid Use Disorder