Milk Bank Moments

(September 1, 2015) Enough funding to get started? Check. Have a space? Check. Equipment ordered? Check. What’s missing? YOU. Yes, finally the time has come to talk about donating breast milk. You see, donors are the superstars of the milk bank. And obviously, without donors, there’d be no milk bank. Our goal...

(August 1, 2015) Our region takes care of our own. It’s what we do. Since starting this project, more than 18 months ago, we have gotten countless calls from women anxious for us to open so they can donate milk. Before we can accept one ounce...

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the Three Rivers Mothers' Milk Bank is opening in late summer or early fall. Organizers say it will make breast milk available to babies in neonatal intensive-care units when their mothers are unavailable. Breast milk will also be given to outpatient babies who...

TribLIVE (January 4, 2015) - When Teresa Vinisky gave birth to premature twins in 2002, she was in a bind common to mothers of preemies — she wanted to breastfeed because doctors told her it would help ward off specific complications, but she couldn't produce...