In The Press

In The Press

Founded in 2006, Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast is a non profit milk bank providing equitable access to safe pasteurized donor human milk. We’ve appeared in various press and media publications throughout our existence, raising awareness of milk banking and the crucial importance of donor milk as a medical resource.

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Noteworthy Press

An Intimate & Selfless Gift
Editorial by award winning author and columnist Joan Wickersham. Here she introduces readers to the world of milk banking and the crucial importance of donor milk. Don’t have a subscription? Read and share the article here.
The Boston Globe December 1, 2023

Mass. AG. Awards $1.5 million in grants to address maternal health inequities
Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast is honored to receive Massachusetts Attorney General Campbell’s Maternal Health Equity Grant. Speaking with reporter Sarah Betancourt, Deborah Youngblood discusses how these funds will be used.
GBH News August 16, 2023

Nonprofit Milk Banks, Donor Milk, and Infant Health & Nutrition
Penned by Deborah C. Youngblood, Ph.D., CEO, Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast and Dr. Sarah N. Taylor, Director, Neonatal Clinical Research, Yale University School of Medicine. A fascinating introduction to milk banking, the lifesaving power of donor milk, and the importance of being a non-profit. Read it here.
Hartford Courant April 15, 2023

Letter to the editor: Human Milk Needed for Human Babies
Penned by Deborah C. Youngblood, Ph.D., CEO, Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast and Dr. Sarah N. Taylor, Director, Neonatal Clinical Research, Yale University School of Medicine. This illuminating article originally appeared in the New Haven Register followed by the Connecticut Post. Accessible here.
New Haven Register March 2, 2023

Recent Press

Donor Milk Center for Breastfeeding Moms to Open in Manchester
Alison Novak celebrates our partnership with Sage Willow Midwifery & Wellness, home of our latest milk depot and dispensary. Prior to this there had only been one such center in the state.
Seven Days VT January 17, 2024

Southern Maine Health Care Now Offers Donor Breast Milk
Southern Maine Health Care becomes the seventh hospital in Maine to offer donated breast milk from Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast. Speaking with our CEO, Deborah C. Youngblood, multiple award winning reporter Patty Wight highlights the role of donor milk in improving infant and maternal health outcomes.
Maine Public Radio November 22, 2023

Key Supporters

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Davis Family Foundation logo
Aria Covey Foundation logo
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