Help with Low Breast Milk Supply
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by milkbanktn
2w ago
Our mission at Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee is to provide safe, pasteurized donor human milk to the most vulnerable babies. At this time, we must prioritize our donor milk for medically fragile infants in need of life-saving nutrition in a hospital setting. As we continue to increase our number of donor moms, we hope to open an outpatient program in the future.  We often receive calls and messages from breastfeeding moms worried about their supply. While we are not able at this time to provide donor milk in an outpatient setting at this time, we are passionate about supporting ALL ..read more
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Annual Meeting
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by AmyPainter
3M ago
Click here to watch the recording of Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee's Annual Meeting. Franklin, TN – Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee held its Annual Meeting on Monday, March 25, 2024, at 7 p.m. at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit milk bank dedicated to providing safe, pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) to the most vulnerable babies. At the event, the organization celebrated its 307 milk donors and 16 collection sites that powered the nonprofit to dispense 249,053 feedings of PDHM to 16 neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) across Te ..read more
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18th Milk Drop Depot Opening
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by AmyPainter
4M ago
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System of Winchester partners with Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee as a Breast Milk Donation Site Winchester, TN – Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee announces a formal partnership with Southern Tennessee Regional Health System (STRHS) of Winchester to become the organization’s 18th breast milk donation site in the state. The Milk Drop Depot at STRHS will provide a convenient place for pre-screened and approved milk donors to donate their frozen milk to Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee. Donations received at STRHS will be transported to Mothers’ Milk Bank of Ten ..read more
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17th Milk Drop Depot at Memphis Pediatrics
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by milkbanktn
4M ago
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee is thrilled to announce the opening of the 17th Milk Drop Depot at Memphis Pediatrics. Amanda Holt will serve as the Depot Director. We are thrilled to expand our reach in the Memphis area through this strategic partnership. A grand opening celebration will be held at a later date this spring. If you are an approved donor, you can drop off your milk donations off at Memphis Pediatrics. Please schedule your drop off with Amanda at 901-432-1591. Location: 1255 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138 If you want to learn more about becoming a milk donor, please click ..read more
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Feature on WKRN News 2
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by milkbanktn
4M ago
Trouble viewing the video? Click here to view on WKRN News 2 ..read more
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Holiday Giveaway
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by milkbanktn
6M ago
In appreciation of our amazing donor moms, we are entering each donor that makes a donation of their lifesaving milk in the month of December into a drawing for $250 in gift cards.   As we go into the holiday season, it is important for us all to remember that babies are still being born, and the demand for donor milk remains. If you are an approved donor with extra milk in your freezer, please make plans to schedule a drop off soon.   Many of our great Milk Drop Depot partners can come out to your car to get your donations from you so just ask when you schedule your drop off appoin ..read more
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Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Celebrates Second Anniversary
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by milkbanktn
7M ago
Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee celebrated its Second Anniversary on Friday, November 17 with an Open House. Since opening the human milk pasteurization facility, on November 17, 2021, we have collected almost 400,000 ounces of milk. This simply could not have been possible without the over 600 mothers across the state that have donated their excess breast milk to Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee. https://video.wixstatic.com/video/92b7ce_16baa75d861c4217ac7bde4ca08a9dff/720p/mp4/file.mp4 ..read more
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Addressing Racial Disparities in Birth, Breastfeeding, and Infant Health
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by timcardascia
1y ago
Award-winning journalist, five-time author, and internationally-recognized advocate for maternal and infant health, Kimberly Sears Allers headlines the second Making Milestones session on the socio-cultural and racial complexities of birth, breastfeeding, and infant health. Kimberly joins regional health leaders, Dr. Cameual Wright, Market Chief Medical Officer of CareSource and Dr. Indy Lane, OBGYN at Community Health Network to discuss overcoming bias and barriers as we move toward reducing healthcare disparities and strive for authentic engagement for women and families of color. This even ..read more
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World Human Milk Donation Day: May 19th
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by milkbanktn
1y ago
For more than a decade, May 19th has been celebrated annually as the international World Human Milk Donation Day. Originating in Brazil in 2004 as a national event, the day was created to promote the importance of donating human milk to non-profit human milk banks. An MMBTN Donor is matching 100% of financial donations this week. Donate Today! May 19th is now marked by milk banks and milk bank supporters globally - and with over 750 human milk banks in 66 countries - there are very many donors to thank! It is estimated more than 800,000 at-risk infants receive donor human milk each year, which ..read more
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Flowers for Mom
Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee Blog
by Ian Campbell
1y ago
This Mothers' Day, order a bouquet of flowers for the mom(s) in your life from one of our participating Florist Partners and Mothers' Milk Bank of Tennessee will receive a donation! Check out our Florist Partners across Tennessee: If you'd like to donate directly to our cause of providing safe, pasteurized donor human milk to at-risk babies across Tennessee, just follow this link ..read more
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