Milk Bank Moments

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...

Tribune-Review (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...

(August 1, 2014) Why are so many babies without their mother’s milk? Many people are surprised to learn that up to 70% of mothers who have a baby in the NICU have difficulty providing an adequate supply initially. There many factors that can contribute to...