Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefitting women and babies nationwide, screened, pasteurized and dispensed nearly 800,000 ounces of donated human milk to hospital neo-natal intensive care units and babies in need in 2016. This is nearly 150,000 more ounces more than MMB, North America’s largest nonprofit milk bank, dispensed in the previous year.
Referred to as “liquid gold,” human milk provides newborns and babies with essential immune properties,…Continue
The preterm birth rate in the United States has increased for the first time in eight years adversely affecting the health of the nation’s babies, according to the 2016 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card.
Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefiting women and babies nationwide, safely screens, collects, processes, tests and dispenses donated human milk to more than 120 different hospital neo-natal intensive care units in 24 states. More than 90…Continue
There is a reason human milk is referred to as “liquid gold”. Human milk is the key to a healthy future, providing newborns and babies with essential immune properties, growth factors, hormones, enzymes and many other important properties that they cannot get from formula. During…Continue
Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefiting women and babies nationwide, is recognizing National Prematurity Awareness Month this November by highlighting the crucial role human milk plays in giving premature babies their best start in life.
According to the March of Dimes 2015 Premature Birth Report Card, approximately one in ten infants was born prematurely in the United States in 2014. In Colorado, 8.4 percent of babies were born prematurely last year.…Continue