Milk Stories

Cheryl – Urbana, IL

Cheryl ReeleyAs a social worker in a level 4 NICU in Central Illinois, I saw the benefits of donated breast milk every day. These extremely premature babies thrived on it. After the birth of my son, I had an extreme over abundance of breast milk from the beginning. There was no doubt in my mind that I had to donate it. I wanted to donate my milk to the hospital that we received breast milk from and contacted Mother’s Milk bank in Colorado. (more…)

Lori – Albuquerque, NM

Lori WilsonAfter my son’s birth, I donated over 100 ounces of breast milk. I received endless gratitude from the milk bank, including copies of letters from moms whose babies had received milk. I would like to express my gratitude to the milk bank for allowing me to be a donor, to the moms who put such enormous trust in me to feed their babies as I would my own, and for everyone who helped me on that journey. (more…)

5 Amazing Facts about Breast Milk and Why it is So Important for Preemies

“Human milk is more than just a meal! It has so many powerful benefits that help the preterm baby not only grow and survive, but thrive in the NICU. Human milk helps reduce many other serious preterm complications and should be considered an essential part of neonatal care.”

Laura – Denver, CO

Laura LeeWhen my daughter was born I knew I wanted to breastfeed. I also figured I’d be going back to work, so I began to pump. Fortunately, I was able to stay home with her for the first year. But what was I to do with all of this extra milk? After a little research I found the mothers milk bank. And they were located within walking distance of my house. They made donating very easy! (more…)

Give Breast Milk

Elizabeth Currid-Halkett explains why she chose to donate to a nonprofit milk bank instead of a for-profit milk bank.  “Giving milk, like giving blood, offers an invaluable reward: the satisfaction of doing our duty as healthy humans to help babies who are not.”



Do you produce milk in excess of your own baby’s needs? If so, consider donating to Mothers’ Milk Bank. Your extra milk could help babies in NICUs all over the country. Just one ounce of milk can feed a micro preemie for an entire day.



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