The mission of the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida is to promote health and healing by collecting, processing and distributing pasteurized donor human milk by physician prescription, using the guidelines from the Human Milk Banking Association of North America.
Behind every donation, there is a story. This is Samantha’s. Samantha tried for three months to get her first baby, Ethan, to breastfeed, but was unsuccessful. She was in excruciating pain when she tried and though she met with six lactation consultants, Ethan would not latch. She pumped and bottle fed for the next five […]
How does one woman find herself spending a year helping to develop the first human milk lab in Southwest Florida? Why does she join the Lee County Breastfeeding Coalition in her little free time? How does milk become her mission? In a 64 bed NICU, Beth Futral sees baby after baby. She herself acts […]
Exciting innovations are coming to The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida. Just a month after receiving an annual accreditation, we are adding another new feature. We pride ourselves on constantly pushing the envelope to be more efficient, sustainable, and safe, and we received great reviews by Kim, visiting from our mentor bank in Texas. A […]