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90.5 WESA (January 25, 2022) - Milk banks across the U.S. report they’re running low on breast milk donations. In Pittsburgh, milk bank officials say they have more than enough milk right now, but they’re trying to get ahead of potential future shortage by recruiting...

Tribune-Review (January 8, 2022) - Thanks to the efforts of nearly 2,000 carefully screened volunteer donors, the Mid-Atlantic Mother’s Milk Bank distributed its 1 millionth ounce of pasteurized human donor milk since its establishment in 2016. Pasteurized donor human milk provides critical nutrients and immunological support for...

WTAE (March 20, 2020) - There is now concern that donations to the Mother's Milk Bank in Pittsburgh will start to dip due to the spread of the coronavirus. The director of the Mid-Atlantic Mothers' Milk Bank is asking nursing mothers to consider donating breast milk...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (June 4, 2019) -  Amid growing demand among mothers and hospitals for breast milk, Pennsylvania is considering regulating milk donation to ban unsafe practices in sharing breast milk. The state House of Representatives voted 191-1 on Monday for legislation prohibiting the sale of human...

90.5 WESA (April 19, 2019) - More mothers are turning to milk banks for pasteurized donor human breast milk to give to needy infants. The organizations collect, test and treat the milk that is later provided to babies who wouldn't otherwise receive its benefits. Here in...