Perspectives

NICU Awareness Month

NICU Awareness Month: A Seat at the Bedside – Parents on the NICU Team

September, the ninth month of the year, is NICU Awareness Month. NICUs care for babies born too soon, before nine months, to help them reach full term and live full lives.... More > about NICU Awareness Month: A Seat at the Bedside – Parents on the NICU Team

Breastfeeding in Emergencies: COVID-19

The third week of National Breastfeeding Month focuses on infant and young child feeding in emergencies. Milk bank Executive Director Naomi Bar-Yam provides an overview... More > about Breastfeeding in Emergencies: COVID-19

National Breastfeeding Month: Taking Stock During Emergencies and Crises

World Breastfeeding Week, National Breastfeeding Month, and Black Breastfeeding Week are opportunities for us to celebrate, educate, and advocate breastfeeding in the US and across... More > about National Breastfeeding Month: Taking Stock During Emergencies and Crises

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

That formula can be harmful for mothers and babies is well documented. It also harms Mother Earth. This year, World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is focusing... More > about World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

Volunteering at the Milk Bank: “It Feels Good to Be Doing Good”

We asked three dedicated women what they enjoy most about volunteering at the milk bank. Sue Levy Q: What inspired you to volunteer at Mothers’... More > about Volunteering at the Milk Bank: “It Feels Good to Be Doing Good”

Black Lives Matter: Our Commitment

Black Lives Matter. We have a centuries-old problem that touches every part of our society, who we are and who we can become.  Big problems... More > about Black Lives Matter: Our Commitment