Message from Our Medical Director


In this video, Dr. Robert M. Insoft, a newborn intensive care specialist, explains why donor milk is safe and effective. Mothers who have donated and received milk share their stories.  

“I’m a pediatrician, but more importantly, I’m also the father of a former premature baby, and I can tell you firsthand that I feel extremely confident that if my family needed to use donor breast milk, it would be the best for my son.”

Robert M. Insoft, MD, FAAP, Medical Director of Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast, is Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. A neonatologist and Professor of Pediatrics at the Brown University Alpert Medical School, Dr. Insoft previously served as Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Neonatal Respiratory Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he was also the quality officer in the NICU, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.