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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…
As a nurse, Sandi understands the value of breastmilk. When working a few shifts per month in her hospital’s NICU, she spoke with moms about breastfeeding and donor milk. Sandi’s work experience with…
Pumping: it’s a big part of many breastfeeding moms’ days. The pumping itself takes time, of course, but there are several other duties that go along with it. Storing the milk afterward, washing pump…
It can be remarkably difficult for breastfeeding mothers to get back into the swing of things at work after welcoming a new baby. Support from employers and coworkers can ease this transition, and…
What a year Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas had in 2017! Over the course of the last 12 months, MMBNT celebrated the fragile and premature infants who benefited from donor human milk and the…
Another year has come and gone, and once again babies across North Texas and beyond received life-saving donor human milk from Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. It was another record-breaking year,…
Milk from Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas feeds fragile and premature infants. About 80 percent of milk is dispensed to hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), while about 20 percent goes…
Progress is in full swing at the site of MMBNT’s future home. In late November, we held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction project. A dedicated crew is hard at work every day,…
Michelle from Birmingham, Alabama, donated her extra breastmilk a few years ago after the birth of her daughter, Neva. In the following story, originally published in December 2015, Michelle shares…
If you’re traveling this holiday season, a breastfeeding routine can make those plans a bit more complicated. We’re here to help! Below are some basic tips and information about airport security, as…
It’s a season of change for milk banking. Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas is in the middle of a capital campaign and construction of a new facility, while its professional association, the Human…