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Mothers who donate their extra breastmilk to Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT) can now drop it off at Medical City Lewisville, the newest of many collection sites in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Approximately 15 million babies around the world are born premature every year, and the United States has one of the highest rates of preterm birth of any industrialized country. In the US, 1 in 10…
Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas is thrilled to announce a $50,000 gift to the More Room for More Miracles capital campaign from The Meadows Foundation. This grant will help fund the construction of…
Each October, the Junior League of Fort Worth hosts Christmas in Cowtown, a festive holiday gift market featuring something for everyone. While the weekend-long event draws a variety of shoppers from…
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…
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…
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…
North Texas Giving Day is a fixture of the Dallas-Fort Worth nonprofit community. Communities Foundation of Texas created this day of philanthropy in 2009, encouraging people to give to their…
Hundreds of breastfeeding moms and supporters gathered at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden over the weekend to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week at our local Family Expo & Big Latch On. Mothers’…
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is the newest breastmilk collection site for Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT), making it easier for Dallas moms to donate to babies in need.
Just picture it: a lawn full of mothers and children, all breastfeeding at the same time, supporting and encouraging each other. It may sound like a scene out of your imagination, but it’s a real…
Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT) opened its newest breastmilk donation site at Nacogdoches Women’s Services, located at 623 Russell Blvd., to make milk donation convenient for East Texas …
When you think of holidays and recognitions in May, Mother’s Day is at the top of the list. However, it’s not the only time dedicated to women – the month of May is also Preeclampsia Awareness Month.
Necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, is a severe disease affecting premature infants which causes parts of the intestine to die. A NEC diagnosis is devastating, and can often turn fatal. Jennifer…
About 80 percent of the donor milk processed at Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas is dispensed to hospitals, where it is provided to inpatient babies in need. Nurses are critical in caring for these…
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and we kicked it off to a great start during World Breastfeeding Week at the Family Expo and Big Latch On. Held at Fort Worth’s Botanic Garden, the event…
What happens when more than 200 moms gather in Fort Worth to celebrate breastfeeding? The result is The Big Latch On, where moms come together and breastfeed their children at the same time. For…