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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,…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on February 14, 2017 at 3:48pm — No Comments

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

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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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on November 14, 2016 at 4:05pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on July 28, 2016 at 11:24am — No Comments

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.…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on November 5, 2015 at 10:49am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on December 18, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on November 12, 2014 at 1:49pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on October 22, 2014 at 2:37pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on August 11, 2014 at 2:07pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Jennifer Nuhfer on May 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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