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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…
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…
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…
Last week, the milk banking world converged in our own backyard for the first-ever HMBANA Symposium. Held in nearby Arlington, the symposium brought together staff from every HMBANA milk bank, from…
It is well known that Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas is a member of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). HMBANA is the professional association for nonprofit milk banks in…
Breastmilk is often referred to as “liquid gold”, due to its unique immunological properties and the positive effects it can have on babies. Its benefits are widely recognized in the medical world,…
As the Summer Olympics are underway in Rio de Janiero, the world’s attention is turned to Brazil. While athletes compete for gold medals, others in the country are focused on liquid gold. Brazil has…
Milk banking is an international practice, with mothers all over the world donating their milk to babies in need. With 25 milk banks in North America and several more developing, it takes a lot of…
Milk banking: it’s a practice that is ingrained in the everyday lives of the team at Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. However, many people in our community and beyond aren’t as familiar with what…
As a former stay at home mom for 16 years, and healthcare marketer by trade, on Monday, I found myself on a trip to Orlando ruminating about how I ended up on a 747 headed to the annual conference of…