A few months ago, I blogged about signing up to donate my breastmilk to a milk bank. Since then, I’ve been slowly squirreling away extra milk. I’m up to 75 ounces in my neighbors’ deep freeze.
Does that seem as strange to you as it does to my family? They were a little taken . . . → Read More: Becoming a Milk Donor: An Update
I mentioned a few weeks ago that I’ve signed up to be a milk donor with the Columbus milk bank. I’ve got 50 ounces of breastmilk on ice so far–25% of my 200-ounce minimum donation!
Because I stay home with my younger two kids, I’ve been finding it challenging to find time to pump . . . → Read More: Donating Breastmilk: Tips for Stay-home Moms
I was just watching the latest episode of Private Practice – the one where Addison gets her baby and she is back visiting the practice with her new adopted baby. I was very pleasantly surprised to see that she was giving her baby donated breast milk! While I’d love to see someone on TV . . . → Read More: Donated Breastmilk And Mainstream Media
By Helen Anderson
“On February 19, 2011 The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) asked healthy lactating mothers to consider donating to a milk bank so that fragile babies will be fed this life-giving and sustaining nutrition.
HMBANA announced that the non-profit milk banks in North America have reached critically low . . . → Read More: Giving Of Myself – A Breast Milk Donor’s Story