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Human milk is a “a lifesaving intervention for premature infants” but human donor milk in NICUs isn’t always accessible to fragile babies who might need this liquid gold. Indeed, in some cases…
In August, MMBNT’s Baby Café grew to offer this breastfeeding support group twice a month in Spanish, in an effort to expand breastfeeding support to more moms in the greater Fort Worth area. Connie…
At 20 weeks into her pregnancy, it was discovered during an ultrasound that Katie’s daughter Louise had what was thought to be a cleft lip. After further tests, it was discovered that Louise had a…
Milk donor, Emely says, “Donating milk means a lot to me. Although it may seem like a small way to help, I know that it feels BIG to the families of sick babies.”
Moulee Patel is Indian American mother of two young girls and a recently retired donor mom. In honor of Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Awareness Week we…
Mary and her husband live in Grand Prairie with their three children, Divine, Wisdom and Wonderful. Mary affirms her calling to motherhood naturally includes donating her extra breastmilk to help …
Jennifer, a current nursing student from Princeton, Texas, shares her thoughts and advice about milk donation.
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…
Most people are not aware that babies born too soon or with a medical condition are at high risk for a complex disease called necrotizing enterocolitis or NEC. NEC is a severe intestinal disease that…
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…
Moulee is on a mission to help other mothers. She explains, “I am passionate about motherhood and breastfeeding. There is still not enough priority given to helping first-time moms learn everything…
Kristian’s first encounter with the power of human milk happened shortly after the birth of her first son, Kase. 
Earlier this year, Kimberly reached out to our in-house lactation consultant, Amanda, because she was having difficulty breastfeeding. Every time her baby latched on, it was very painful for Kimberly…
Megan and Mac’s baby boy, Matthew, was born earlier than they had anticipated. When he arrived at 33 weeks, Matthew went straight to the NICU at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
Since 1988, the month of October has been designated Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.
Born at 31 weeks, Alyssa’s son, Noah, developed a serious gut infection called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) requiring breastmilk in the NICU.
September is NICU Awareness Month. We are so grateful for Eliza, who reached out to us to share her NICU story and how donor milk was an integral part of her son’s recovery and an extraordinary…
Saralynn began her breastfeeding journey in 2016 with her first-born Camden, and she sailed through it with ease. After joining a couple of mom support groups on Facebook, she became aware that not…
When Frances started breastfeeding after her baby received donor milk in the NICU, she ended up with an excess supply of breastmilk and decided to give back.