Khaleesia was born with many complications. She ended up having a stroke and needing a feeding tube. I pumped milk for the first year of her life. However, my supply started to run out. We tried numerous formulas and nothing worked. She would get so...

My son was a NICU baby and breastfeeding him gave me a feeling of control in an out-of-control situation. I breastfed him for 20 months and after our journey ended, I found out about milk banks. I was hoping to be able to donate milk...

I turned to the Mid-Atlantic Mothers Milk Bank when my pumped supply started to dwindle. Pumping at work never yielded what I was able to produce at home, despite all the tricks I tried. Since my daughter was still nursing at home, I didn't mind...

The milk bank provided us with the mother's milk that my preemie so desperately needed. The staff was always helpful, professional and friendly. From submitting the necessary paperwork to working with my insurance company and pediatrician they left no stone unturned to ensure a smooth...

My little fighter was born 2 months early weighing 2lbs 15oz. Since being transitioned from breast milk she began to have serious stomach issues even while in the NICU. After being home for weeks the issues remained. I felt horrible because I could not produce...

I was blessed with an oversupply of breastmilk and was happily able to donate many ounces to the milk bank. Although my last donation was almost a year ago now, reflecting on how I was able to help the region’s tiniest babies still gives me...

Chloe was born premature with a congenital heart defect called ‘hypoplastic left heart syndrome.’ The left side of her heart did not develop properly during the first eight weeks of pregnancy and without surgical intervention Chloe would not have survived. Immediately after birth, Chloe was transported...