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Fall is an exciting time for Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. Since opening in 2004, MMBNT celebrates its anniversary each September with a luncheon. This year’s event, Milk Banking at Home and…
As a milk donor, Iris knows she’s helping the most fragile of babies. It’s a cause that hits close to home. Her son Oliver, now 5 months old, spent his first two months in the NICU at University…
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a baby’s life, with continued breastfeeding alongside the introduction of appropriate foods up…
The Board of Directors at Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas consists of community professionals and volunteers who share a common passion for serving fragile babies in need. One of the board’s newest…
Progress continues at the site of Mothers’ Milk Bank of Texas’ new building, and soon the milk bank will move into its new home in southwest Fort Worth. There’s still a chance for you to leave your…
Breastfeeding benefits mothers and babies all over the world, no matter their location or financial situation. When mothers in low-income areas breastfeed, they can contribute to the reduction of…
In the pasteurization lab at Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas, accuracy and attention to detail are essential to processing donor human milk. One main step in the process is nutritional analysis,…
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…