6 Tips for Balancing Your Home Business With a New Baby

Congratulations on your new baby! This is an amazing time in any parent’s life, but it isn’t without its struggles, especially if you also have a home business. As a new parent, this can be tough as you want your child to have the best upbringing possible, but you also need to bring in the…

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Donor Story: Tasha’s Experience

When our second child was born in November of 2019, we were blessed to get off to a pretty smooth start with our breastfeeding journey.  But for the first several weeks of his life, our little guy had a habit of sleeping through some of his mid-day feedings, so I began pumping right away to…

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Handmade Baby Blankets

Handmade baby blankets by our generous volunteers!   On Friday, May 7th, The New York Milk Bank dropped off 25 sets of baby blankets and hats to Montefiore Nyack Perinatal Center.  These new handmade baby blankets were created by volunteers from Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that donates new handmade blankets to children in need, and from…

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NYMB is in Need of Dairy and Soy-Restricted Breast Milk!

Meet George! George was born at 1lb 7 oz. at 29 weeks. He spent almost four months in the NICU. Help George get the nutrients he needs! George has been diagnosed with failure to thrive, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), constipation, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). These conditions have contributed to his minimal weight gain. Why…

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A Survival Guide for Work-from-Home Parents of Infants or Toddlers

More parents are working from home than ever before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although it can be nice to have your baby or toddler within easy reach throughout the day, juggling a job and child care is no easy feat! Tasks like pumping milk and breastfeeding can be tricky, for example — and you…

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Recipient Story: Aspen

Hear from parents Ricky and Danny on why they chose to feed their baby donor milk! We are a gay family, Aspen has two dads. He was born 5 weeks premature back in October 2020. We researched a lot of options and The New York Milk Bank was not only the closest but we’re willing…

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Recipient Story: Gilks Family

As a carrier of a BRCA mutation, I chose to have a preventative mastectomy to reduce my breast cancer risk and couldn’t breast feed my son. The New York Milk Bank made the impossible possible – my son has been fed breast milk for the first year of his life and I like to think…

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Recipient Story: Elowyn

There’s something surreal about the calm moments spent feeding a young babe- getting to know one another and taking time to let all the newness sink in. Wrapped up in careful preparations and excitement, it’s easy to build expectations about how those moments will play out. My husband and I knew prior to having children…

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Donor Story: My Experience, Storage, Process, and Awareness

Hear from NYMB milk donor Shradha about her experience donating her surplus milk to NYMB.  I am a mom of an 18-month boy currently living in the USA. I am a Native Indian. Breastmilk donation is not common in our culture and many people do not have knowledge about it. But it is an emerging concept…

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Black Lives Matter

Mothers’ milk is not limited by race, ethnicity, or economic status. Milk donated to The New York Milk Bank helps families so their vulnerable infants can grow strong and healthy. NYMB is dedicated to reducing health disparities by providing access to donor milk to every baby who needs it in every community. The New York…

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