Tag Archives: NICU

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

2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll Giveaway

Enter this giveaway by registering or donating at miraclemilk.org! The Miracle Milk® Stroll aims to get more human milk to preterm babies. Our donors and participants make this happen, so we want to reward you with a giveaway! A minimum … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/11/2016

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

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 least 98% of their mother’s … Continue reading

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Last revised on 05/09/2016

Nonprofit Partners: 2016 Miracle Milk® Stroll

The Miracle Milk® Stroll was conceived by Best for Babes, but it is truly a collaborative effort!  Our nonprofit partners are critical to the human milk and donor milk pipeline.  They work tirelessly to help mothers breastfeed and increase their … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/01/2016

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

Miracle Milk™ Stroll Participant Giveaway!

Preparations for the 2nd Annual Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Stroll are in full swing! Saturday, May 2 is going to be a fun-filled day of celebrating the life-saving properties of human milk. We’re passionate about making human milk available to more … Continue reading

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Last revised on 04/20/2015

Another Breast Cancer Survivor on Breastfeeding and Bullies

As a fellow double-mastectomy survivor and mom, who lost my breasts at 37, I read with tremendous sorrow Emily Wax-Thibodeaux’ story of being harassed and bullied for formula-feeding her son.  Having cancer at a young age is a traumatic experience. … Continue reading

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Last revised on 10/23/2014

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