Jennifer Nuhfer
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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK DISPENSES A RECORD NUMBER OF OUNCES OF DONATED HUMAN MILK IN 2016

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, growth factors,…See More
Feb 14
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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK CELEBRATES NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS MONTH

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 National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, Mothers’ Milk…See More
Jul 28, 2016
Jennifer Nuhfer posted a blog post

MOTHERS’ MILK BANK HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN MILK DURING PREMATURITY AWARENESS MONTH

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. Important development…See More
Nov 5, 2015
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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK URGES NURSING MOTHERS TO GIVE THE GIFT OF DONOR HUMAN MILK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Human milk provides at-risk babies a crucial chance at optimum health DENVER – December 2014 – Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefiting women and babies nationwide, would like to stress the critical role human milk can play in helping premature and other at-risk babies make up developmental deficits and ward off potentially fatal threats to their health. Nursing mothers can give one of the most valuable gifts this season by donating their excess milk to MMB. MMB safely…See More
Dec 18, 2014
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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN MILK DURING NATIONAL PREMATURITY AWARENESS MONTH

Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefiting women and babies nationwide, is commemorating National Prematurity Awareness Month this November by highlighting the critical role human milk can play in helping premature babies make up developmental deficits and ward off potentially fatal threats to their health. MMB safely screens, collects processes and dispenses donated human milk to families who cannot supply the milk to meet their babies’ needs. The organization has an ongoing…See More
Nov 12, 2014
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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK DISPELS COMMON MYTHS ABOUT DONATING HUMAN MILK

Recently, breastfeeding has grown in popularity due to increased awareness and information. In fact, a study published by the Centers for Disease Control found that 77 percent of babies born in the U.S. in 2013 were breastfed. Though the benefits of human milk are well-known, questions still arise about aspects of human milk donation. Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefitting babies and their families nationwide, would like to help women fully understand human milk donation…See More
Oct 22, 2014
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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK CELEBRATES NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS MONTH

There is a reason human milk is referred to as “liquid gold”.  Human milk provides newborns and babies with essential immune properties, growth factors, hormones, enzymes and many other important properties that they can not get from formula. During National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefitting women and babies nationwide, celebrates breastfeeding and asks healthy, lactating mothers to donate their milk to help save the lives of infants…See More
Aug 11, 2014
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MOTHERS' MILK BANK NAMED TOP MILK DISTRIBUTOR TO U.S. HOSPITALS

Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Colorado-based program benefiting mothers and babies nationwide, has been recognized as the top human milk distributor to U.S. hospitals by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). In 2013, MMB distributed more than 400,000 ounces of human donor  milk to hospital patients, a majority being babies in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), throughout the U.S., the highest number of ounces from one milk bank given to inpatient recipients compared to…See More
May 29, 2014
Jennifer Nuhfer added a discussion to the group Woodland Park
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LIQUID GOLD: MOTHERS’ MILK BANK EXPLAINS WHY HUMAN MILK IS THE BEST OPTION FOR BABIES

Parents with a new baby always face a crucial decision: should their infant drink human milk – either from the mother or from a donor – or formula? While every situation is unique, Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a Denver-based nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, wants new parents across Colorado to…See More
Mar 24, 2014
Jennifer Nuhfer added a discussion to the group Fountain
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MMB ASKS WOMEN WITH PRETERM MILK TO DONATE AND HELP PREMATURE BABIES

Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, currently faces a preterm human milk donation shortage. Preterm human milk donations help nourish premature babies in neo-natal intensive care units across Colorado and the nation. Three Colorado hospitals have an immediate need for preterm milk and there are no donations in stock to fulfill that demand. MMB urgently asks mothers who can produce preterm milk to consider donating it to help babies…See More
Mar 13, 2014
Jennifer Nuhfer added a discussion to the group Cripple Creek/Teller County
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Mothers’ Milk Bank Colorado asks new moms to give the gift of human milk this holiday season

Mothers' Milk Bank Colorado donor Jenny Lamble, her husband Jacob Lamble and daughter Evelyn Lamble.DENVER – December 2013 – The season of giving is upon us and many new moms have a special gift for babies that only they can provide: their own milk. Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB) Colorado, a nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain…See More
Dec 11, 2013
Jennifer Nuhfer added a discussion to the group Eastern Plains
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Mothers’ Milk Bank Colorado seeks human milk donors to help premature babies survive

More than 10 percent of babies in Colorado and half a million babies in the United States are born prematurely, or before 37 weeks. Important growth and development take place in the final stages of pregnancy and premature babies often need human milk donations to survive. During Prematurity Awareness Month this November, the Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB) Colorado, a nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, encourages pregnant mothers to recognize the risks of premature…See More
Nov 7, 2013
Jennifer Nuhfer added a discussion to the group Woodland Park
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Mothers’ Milk Bank donations save Colorado baby

While human milk is lauded for numerous health benefits, many women are unable to produce their own and turn to milk donations to save their babies’ lives. The Mothers’ Milk Bank (MMB), a nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation that collects surplus milk from healthy mothers and provides it to babies nationwide, saves babies’ lives every day with the help of its donors. One example is Gareth Egolf, a Colorado baby whose family credits human milk donations for saving…See More
Sep 12, 2013

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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK DISPENSES A RECORD NUMBER OF OUNCES OF DONATED HUMAN MILK IN 2016

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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,…

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PRETERM BIRTH RATE INCREASES IN THE U.S. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN EIGHT YEARS

Posted on November 14, 2016 at 4:05pm 0 Comments

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…

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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK CELEBRATES NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS MONTH

Posted on July 28, 2016 at 11:24am 0 Comments

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…

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MOTHERS’ MILK BANK HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN MILK DURING PREMATURITY AWARENESS MONTH

Posted on November 5, 2015 at 10:49am 0 Comments

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.…

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