Hello! I am sharing my story in hopes that is brings comfort to someone out there. I donated milk to Mothers’ Milk Bank from December 2015 to February 2016. I decided in August of 2015 I was going to donate. My donation means so much to my heart because it was in honor of my Angel Owen.
Owen was born in November 2015 and lasted just moments before going to heaven. He had a genetic condition so very rare, and we knew in August our time with him would be very brief. I wanted to give other babies and mommies a fighting chance. I had an over supply from my first son born in 2014 so I knew I would have an okay milk supply to donate. I began pumping the week after my son was born and made sure to keep it up as long as I could.
Donating has helped the process of stitching my broken heart back together. I know my little angel is so very proud of me and I am so grateful to have been part of this amazing community of donating mothers. Cheers to you and your wonderful babes!
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