Milk Bank Moments

I was an overproducer with my second baby when a friend told me about donating my excess breast milk to the Mid-Atlantic Milk Bank. The thought of helping NICU babies who may not have had...

When I found out I was pregnant, I knew immediately I wanted to breastfeed my daughter. At 31 week I started to have concerning symptoms and contractions. A week later, I ended up in the...

Our daughter Gabriella was born at 32 weeks, 3 lbs, 2 oz. She has multiple congenital anomalies and has had seven total surgeries in the first 15 months. She has impaired feeding and swallowing issues,...

My oldest child was a NICU baby. While I was able to pump enough milk, I saw many families where the opposite was true. With my second and third babies, I decided to donate milk....

Today was hard. Bittersweet. Today we packed up the rest of the milk that was supposed to be hers. Since birth, eating was always our biggest worry while also being one of our greatest joys....

My son Chase was born at 32 weeks and was 2lbs 4 ounces when he was born. Chase stayed in the NICU for 51 days due to the need to grow and reflux issues. Due...