NICU

Baby of lactation consultant with milk donation

Lactation Consultant Allison Becomes a Milk Donor

Our staff was excited to welcome lactation consultant and NICU nurse Allison Grinsell and baby Rayla to the milk bank one day when they dropped off their first donation. We asked... More > about Lactation Consultant Allison Becomes a Milk Donor

Nicki’s NICU Warrior Comes Full Circle

Nicki tells the story of her little NICU warrior, Demitri, coming full circle from receiving to donating milk. On January 29, 2021, I went in... More > about Nicki’s NICU Warrior Comes Full Circle

Adjusted Age, Adjusted Life: Prematurity Awareness Over the Lifespan

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. While there is much overlap, prematurity and NICU are not synonymous. Some NICU babies are full term with birth-related or... More > about Adjusted Age, Adjusted Life: Prematurity Awareness Over the Lifespan

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

Rachael’s Story: Helping NICU Babies Like Jack

It is the night before my son Jack’s first birthday; it was my goal to provide Jack with breast milk through his first year of... More > about Rachael’s Story: Helping NICU Babies Like Jack

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