Tag Archives: NEC

Thank you, Miracle Milk® Stroll supporters!

As we wrap up the 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll weekend, we want to say THANK YOU to all of the volunteers who made this happen. Without our local coordinators, there would be no Stroll – thank you. Without our generous … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/15/2016

Mother’s Own Milk is Essential to Preventing NEC in Preterm Infants

by Melissa Bartick, MD, MSc The latest research on the impact of breast milk on the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis by my colleague Dr. Tarah Colaizy and our team shows a stunning result: in infants fed a diet of at … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/09/2016

2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll Brings Human Milk to Fragile Babies

For Immediate Release:  The Best for Babes® Foundation announces the 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll: the third annual worldwide stroll to raise awareness of the lifesaving power of human milk in the NICU and boost donations of milk.  On May 13 … Continue reading

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Last revised on 03/14/2016

The Tragic Loss Behind the NEC Society and the Miracle Milk™ Stroll

A little over two years ago, beautiful twin boys, named Micah and Zachary, were born. Unfortunately, Micah and Zachary were born three months prematurely, weighing just over two pounds each. Their mom, strong and determined, began pumping breastmilk for them … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/02/2015

FAST FACTS: Miracle Milk™

In the context of thousands of years of human existence, human milk is ordinary like just like blood or eyes are ordinary.   It is only when human milk is absent, however, that it dawns on us just how truly extra-ordinary human milk is. … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/06/2014

Press Release–1st Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Mother’s Day Stroll

For Immediate Release:  Best for Babes® launches 1st Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Mother’s Day Stroll to Save Lives.  April 14, 2014. The Best for Babes® Foundation announces another first for healthier moms and babies — the 1st Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Mother’s Day Stroll.  On Saturday … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/14/2014