The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA), established in 1985, is the professional and trade organization of non-profit human milk banks in the US and Canada, and is internationally recognized as the expert in safe processing of donor human milk and in milk expression and storage. The number of milk banks and the demand for safe, pasteurized donor milk are increasing and HMBANA seeks an Executive Director (ED) to advance its presence in medical, government, new parent and general communities and further its internal growth.
Long-Term Benefits of Breastfeeding and Donor Human Milk
While short-term improvements in outcomes for infants fed human milk have held our attention for years, reduced illness for example, articles highlighting long-term consequences are less common, but even more intriguing. A recent article published in 2016 examined initial evidence of a positive association between human milk feedings in preterm infants and long-term cardiac structure and function compared with formula fed infants.
Thank you for your support of super moms this past Mother’s Day! Thanks to you, Moms like Erin, Josie, Kelly and Stefanie, along with thousands of other super moms, are supported by Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation (RMCHF) during their time of need.
In case you missed it, check out the video above and meet the super moms highlighted during our Mother’s Day Campaign, all of whom are showing their Super Strength, Love, Courage and Generosity as they take care of their special kiddos.
ARVADA, Colo. — An Arvada mom is grateful to be alive for her first Mother’s Day after a health crisis hours after she gave birth. A milk bank stepped in to help get her baby breast milk while she got better, and now she wants to give back by encouraging other mothers to help.
Before Kelsey Danker gave birth last June, her health seemed perfect, but just hours after her son Bodhi came into the world, her world came to an abrupt halt.