The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) is a network of 27 nonprofit milk banks throughout the United States and Canada. Our milk banks screen milk donors and provide pasteurized donor human milk to babies in need.
We are in the midst of Black Breastfeeding Week, which closes out a full month of breastfeeding celebration and awareness. Now in its sixth year, Black Breastfeeding Week continues its strong and very much needed presence.
When you breastfeed, your body burns about an extra 500 calories per day. For some, that means a quicker than normal baby weight loss. For almost everyone, it means that breastfeeding makes you hungry. Very hungry. But what should you eat? The quick answer is whatever is most available/convenient
Breast cancer screening and detection is a critical part of maintaining good health throughout your lifetime. This is true even when you're breastfeeding. The good news is that it is completely safe to have a mammogram, ultrasound, and an MRI while breastfeeding. Also, there is very little risk with
Happy National Breastfeeding Month, World Breastfeeding Week, and later this month, Black Breastfeeding Week! This month, we celebrate and inform on all things breastfeeding. Lamaze encourages parents to become informed on the benefits of breastfeeding as well as the how-tos and potential challenges