Milk Bank Moments

WTAE (March 16, 2016) - The first donor breast milk bank in the western Pennsylvania region is opening in Pittsburgh and will be the only one supplying hospitals throughout the state. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony are scheduled Wednesday at...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (March 16, 2016) - Milk donors, foundations and other invited guests today will visit the new Strip District headquarters of the Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank, the region’s first milk bank and the only one serving hospitals throughout the state. Those attending the open...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (January 14, 2016) - Denise O’Connor wrapped a pink-and-purple bow around a bulky cooler and wheeled 25 containers of pasteurized and processed breast milk through the lobby of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Wednesday afternoon — the culmination of two years of...

KDKA (October 9, 2015) - Local intensive care units for newborns, called NICUs, used to have to turn to Columbus, Ohio for the nearest supply of banked breast milk. Now, in the Strip District, Pittsburgh will have a milk bank of its own, supplying the NICUs...

Pittsburgh Courier (October 8, 2015) - Pennsylvania’s first breast milk bank is now accepting donations from nursing mothers in anticipation of its November opening in Pittsburgh. Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank will service sick babies throughout both Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The nonprofit’s 5,000-square-foot building will include...