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2014-08-31 23:03:29

Fort Worth's neonatal professionals, friends of the Milk Bank host annual fundraiser to ensure donor human milk is available for every baby with a medical need for breastmilk. Fort Worth (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas will hold its 10 Year Anniversary Luncheon on September 18, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116. Executive Director Amy Vickers, Milk Bank Founder Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD and...

2014-08-07 00:21:44

--During World Breastfeeding Week, CHOP Experts, Colleagues Cover Multiple Topics in Using Human Milk in the NICU PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it's also medicine. That's the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal's special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns. The articles are being published during World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, 2014....

2014-08-05 23:02:31

The Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas counts six of its donors among the recent and current Guinness World Record™ holders, including current record holder, Alyse Ogletree of Argyle, TX, who donated 53,081 ounces (or 414 gallons) of her own breastmilk to the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas Fort Worth, TEXAS (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 According to Guinness World Records™, six North Texas women are among the most prolific producers of breastmilk in the world. And that’s good news...

2014-08-05 16:27:20

-Families and employees will be able to donate breast milk to the most vulnerable CHOP patients- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced that it will develop a non-profit milk bank to provide donor human milk for hospitalized infants at the Hospital's Main Campus, with the goal of opening in late summer of 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133713 CHOP will develop the bank in cooperation...

2014-07-24 23:09:47

Milk Bank to Co-Sponsor Latch on Texas on Aug. 2, to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Awareness Month Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Known as “liquid gold,” human breastmilk is the gold standard of care to feed premature and medically fragile babies in hundreds of hospitals across the United States. When a mother’s own milk is not available, nonprofit milk banks including the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas help meet those babies’ medical...

2014-06-16 23:01:29

WIC clinic in Clinton ready to accept breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Clinton, AR (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Celebrating the opening of Arkansas’ second human milk “depot,” Van Buren County breastfeeding advocates, physicians and families will gather on Tue., June 17, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Van Buren County Health Unit at 526 Quality Drive in Clinton for a free, open house and “milk and cookies” toast....

2014-05-07 23:09:56

Mississippi’s Memorial Hospital in Gulfport ready to accept additional breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Gulfport, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., and the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas today announced its plans to increase the supply of donor human milk in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in hospitals in Gulfport and across the state by offering free screenings to...

2014-02-06 12:28:06

Best Practices Shed Light on How to Help Moms Provide Breastmilk to Premature Babies MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the winning neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for their compelling breastmilk programs helping to improve infant health by facilitating and increasing human milk consumption in the NICU. Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., was recognized as the first place winner, and the Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, University Hospitals Case...

2013-12-17 23:04:00

Fairhaven Health recently added the Milkies Milk-Saver and Milkies Freeze to its breastfeeding support product line. The Milkies Milk-Saver collects leaking breast milk from a mother’s non-nursing side as she feeds, while the Milkies Freeze is an innovative “first in, first out” breast milk storage system. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Fairhaven Health recently acquired the popular Milkies Milk-Saver and Milkies Freeze product line, the company’s newest addition to its...

2013-11-22 23:39:03

Safest Option For Hospitals and Milk Banks Hampshire, England (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Ace InterMed, Ltd., a leading worldwide supplier of human milk pasteurization products, today announced an important first – an Underwriters Laboratories approved human milk pasteurizer. Ace partners Barry Austin and Mike Cole are effusive about their new product. “We are so pleased to finally offer American hospitals and milk banks a product with a guaranteed level of safety.” The HMP2000-40C...


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