Tag: breastfeed

  • Long-time Milk Donor featured in eBella Magazine

    Long-time Milk Donor featured in eBella Magazine

    “I think my greatest legacy will be raising my two boys to not only be respectful of women, but to also be a supporter of and advocate for women.”

  • A Mother’s Miracle

    A Mother’s Miracle

    Kailey wants her family’s story to be told, and hopes it will help other Moms dealing with the life-changing experience of caring for a medically fragile baby. “This is a chance to make a difference. You can save a life.”

  • Pumping for Others

    Pumping for Others

    Behind every donation, there is a story. This is Samantha’s.  Samantha tried for three months to get her first baby, Ethan, to breastfeed, but was unsuccessful. She was in excruciating pain when she tried and though she met with six lactation consultants, Ethan would not latch. She pumped and bottle fed for the next five…

  • The Triple Threat: Mom, Donor, and Milk Tech

    The Triple Threat: Mom, Donor, and Milk Tech

      How does one woman find herself spending a year helping to develop the first human milk lab in Southwest Florida? Why does she join the Lee County Breastfeeding Coalition in her little free time? How does milk become her mission? In a 64 bed NICU, Beth Futral sees baby after baby. She herself acts…

  • Innovations to Milk Banking

    Innovations to Milk Banking

    Exciting innovations are coming to The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida. Just a month after receiving an annual accreditation, we are adding another new feature. We pride ourselves on constantly pushing the envelope to be more efficient, sustainable, and safe, and we received great reviews by Kim, visiting from our mentor bank in Texas. A…

  • Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

    Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

    World Breastfeeding Week is here! Each day this week, we will be posting in association with a thematic area that http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org has declared. They are as follows:

  • We are the World

    We are the World

    World Breastfeeding Week is almost here and the excitement is building. Events and celebrations are being held across our communities, so look out for a comprehensive timeline of how you can participate. The passion from countless groups of breastfeeding advocates comes from all corners. Whether in the NICU’s, milk banks, lactation consultations, pre and postnatal…

  • The Life of a Milk Donor

    The Life of a Milk Donor

    A little background to begin: Krystal James is a well-known name at the Mothers’ Milk Bank. I know her donor number by heart and the usual nutritional content of her milk. I know she sends in large batches and I always imagined her pumping in her sleep. I never knew what her face looked like…