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Human milk is not just nutrition but is lifesaving medicine for premature and low birthweight infants.
The Milk Bank is:
Our organization exists to unite people in urgently reducing infant mortality. We believe that every baby deserves their best chance to survive and thrive through access to human milk. We achieve our mission by leveraging community resources to support the safe collection and dispensation of human milk, education, advocacy, and research. Together – through collective impact – we work to ensure all babies have the best chance to celebrate a first birthday.
Every individual and every family deserves understanding, respect and dignity. The Milk Bank values the power of diversity and seeks to create services and a culture that celebrates all stories. Our organization is committed to dismantling barriers and addressing social determinants of health to ensure we support babies and families at the exact moment of need.
Uncompromising Champions of Science and Safety
We care deeply about each individual involved in the process of donating and receiving human milk. The Milk Bank adheres to strict safety guidelines that steer our donation, pasteurization, and dispensation processes. As leaders in maintaining safe, evidence-based standards, The Milk Bank is committed to transparency, public health education, and the integration of research, science, medicine, and service.