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North Texas is home to many wonderful nonprofits, and donations to these organizations ensure people across the Metroplex can receive the services they need. In 2009, Communities Foundation of Texas…
If you’re looking for some summer family fun, we know just the thing for you: the 7th Annual Family Expo & Big Latch On. This free, mostly indoor event takes place Saturday, August 4 at the Fort…
Exclusively pumping certainly was not what I had planned a decade and a half ago when pregnant with my first of six children. After unbearable pain while nursing, I eventually ended up meeting with…
At Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT), we are immensely honored to connect generous mothers to fragile babies. Providing this bridge safely is our specialty and requires careful screening,…
Mothers become milk donors for a variety of reasons. No matter what leads them to the milk bank, though, they can all agree that they’re making a difference in the lives of many fragile babies. Below…
Not long ago, this spot in southwest Fort Worth was home to an empty office building and a plot of land. Just six months later, it’s starting to look like the new home of Mothers’ Milk Bank of North …
Midland Memorial Hospital is the newest breastmilk collection site for Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT), making it easier for moms in the Permian Basin to donate to babies in need.
Volunteers hold a special place in the heart of Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. They step in to assist staff in the busiest of times, keeping the milk bank running smoothly and helping in all…
Reliving a NICU experience isn’t easy. The trauma of premature birth followed by the day to day uncertainty, exhaustion, and anguish in the hospital leave emotional scars, even when there is a happy…
Human milk experts, researchers, and milk banking professionals around the globe work every day to better understand breastmilk and to make it safely available for those who need it. When those minds…
Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas is thrilled to be part of the 2018 Mimosa Run, a 2 mile run/walk and a 4 mile race hosted by Social Running Fort Worth. Money raised through this event will benefit…
Inspiration can come from any number of sources, and can motivate you to achieve things you never imagined. For Kasa, that inspiration comes from her son, KJ. In 2016, Kasa went into preterm labor…
Life as a milk donor is always gratifying, but there’s something special about the beginning of the journey. Completing the approval process and packing your first donation is an experience unlike…
Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas reaches beyond the borders of the Lone Star State. Although the milk bank is located in the North Texas city of Fort Worth, hospitals as far west as Lubbock, Texas,…
For local healthcare providers and parents, it’s difficult to imagine fragile infant care without donor milk from Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. Before 2004, though, a nonprofit milk bank in the…
March is a time to welcome the coming spring, and according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, it’s also a time to recognize healthy eating. This month is National Nutrition Month, a campaign…
Breastfeeding and pumping look different from mom to mom. While they are practices shared across the globe, each mom’s unique experiences combine to create her own story.
Spreading the word about milk banking is essential to reaching mothers with extra breastmilk and educating the community about donor human milk. What better way to grab their attention than to be…
Katie and Noah from Fayetteville, Arkansas, immediately faced challenges upon their introduction to parenthood. Their daughter, Annie, was severely growth restricted during pregnancy. The placenta…
There are several ways donors transport their milk to Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas, but dropping off at depots is arguably the most popular. Depots make it possible for mothers to be a part of…