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Unable to breastfeed her first two children, Gaby was determined to succeed with her third. This plan became extremely challenging when Moroni was born early at 35 weeks in the emergency room…
Myles was born prematurely at 25 weeks and weighed only one pound, eleven ounces. He was slightly heavier than a basketball, six medium-sized bananas or six sticks of butter which classified him as a…
Twenty weeks into her pregnancy, Ashlea was expecting a normal sonogram. Everything seemed to be progressing normally and life was busy in Weatherford, Texas raising two daughters and preparing for a…
Rainey and her husband Eliazar welcomed their twin girls, Lennyx and Rowyn, into the world at 32.3 weeks. Life came full circle for Rainey, a NICU nurse, as her own daughters were admitted into the…
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…
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…
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…
Angela knows firsthand how important donor milk can be. After a “normal and healthy” pregnancy, her water broke six weeks early and her son Oliver was born at 34 weeks. His premature arrival had him…
From the very beginning, Ronnie has been a fighter. His mother, Nikki, was admitted to the hospital in her 27thweek of pregnancy due to preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome. Doctors planned to keep Nikki…
Premature birth may be less common today than it was in the past, but it is still a major health problem. In the United States, it is the leading killer of newborns, and preemies are at risk for…
Sandra heard over and over again that she would never be able to have children. When she learned that she was pregnant, she and her husband Jose felt they were receiving a great blessing. However,…