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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

Booby Traps Series: Donor milk use is growing in NICUs, but not fast enough for some babies.

Last year a friend of mine had a baby in the U.K.  Her baby was preterm, and I was doing what I could over email to help with breastfeeding while her baby was in the NICU. Anticipating that she might … Continue reading

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Last revised on 08/13/2013

Science You Can Use: Think donor milk is expensive? Wait ’til you see the alternative.

As Neil Patrick Harris declared on a late night talk show a few years ago, pasteurized donor breastmilk doesn’t come cheap.  At the time he was purchasing it directly for his daughter who had some gastrointestinal problems.  “It cost more … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/08/2013

Science You Can Use: Do preemies need formula for adequate growth?

Did you notice this headline last month?  “Tiniest babies may need formula along with breast milk.” That article was prompted by a new study on very low birth weight (VLBW) infants which concluded that while these infants can grow appropriately … Continue reading

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Last revised on 09/26/2012