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Upon entering Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas, the metal table in the breastfeeding consultation room doesn’t look too special. It lines one of the room’s walls and holds some of our lactation…
Camille’s career as a nurse and a certified lactation consultant (CLC) gives her extra appreciation for human milk. When she worked in a hospital NICU in her hometown of Lubbock, Texas, she and her…
Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas is saddened to announce the passing of Beth Weber, a beloved member of our MMBNT family. Beth was a Donor Coordinator who assisted moms through their entire donation…
When we look back on 2018, we remember all the wonderful events and accomplishments that Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas experienced in the last 12 months. Thanks to 908 generous milk donors, MMBNT…
Breastfeeding is different for every mom, including those who work at Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. Many of our staff have breastfed in the past and each has her own unique story.
When Daria’s son John was born 10 weeks early in 2016, she was dedicated to providing breastmilk to nourish his tiny body. Life revolved around a pumping schedule and trips to the hospital’s NICU and…
Lactation consultants are a significant source of support and education for breastfeeding moms. Our staff work with many lactation consultants, helping them spread the word about milk banking and…
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.
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…
A strong organizational structure is vitally important for nonprofits like Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. The heart of this framework lies with a dynamic board of directors who have a passion for…
With a home in Fort Worth, Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas is just a short drive away from the depots and hospitals located in the Metroplex. Our courier spends the day picking up milk from these…
At Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas, we are thrilled to welcome several new smiling faces to our staff. In the past few weeks, we’ve added three new members of the milk bank family. Our bigger…
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…
It’s been one year since the public announcement of Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas’ capital campaign, More Room for More Miracles: The Campaign for Healthy Babies. Since then, numerous local…
Milk donation is a wonderful, unique gift. You might have some questions when embarking on this journey, and the donor coordinators at Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas are knowledgeable and ready to…
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…
Fall is an exciting time for Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas. Since opening in 2004, MMBNT celebrates its anniversary each September with a luncheon. This year’s event, Milk Banking at Home and…
As a milk donor, Iris knows she’s helping the most fragile of babies. It’s a cause that hits close to home. Her son Oliver, now 5 months old, spent his first two months in the NICU at University…
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a baby’s life, with continued breastfeeding alongside the introduction of appropriate foods up…