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World Prematurity Day

Premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under the age of five. Today (November 17th) is World Prematurity day, a day to raise awareness about prematurity. Babies born too early may have more health issues than babies born on time, and may face long-term health problems that affect the brain, the lungs,Continue Reading

Miracle Milk

The American Academy of Pediatrics states that the potent benefits of human milk are such that all preterm infants should receive human milk. If mothers own milk is unavailable despite significant lactation support, pasteurized donor milk should be used. For premature, sick and fragile babies, human milk is truly “Miracle Milk.” One of the manyContinue Reading

Missoula Gives 2017

Have you ever dreamed of making history? Of course we all have. And now we have a chance to be a part of Missoula’s day of giving on May 4th and 5th. This is an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to the largerContinue Reading

Liquid Gold

Breast milk is often referred to as “liquid gold” for its capacity to respond to the specific demands of a hungry, growing infant. The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana supports and promotes breastfeeding and mom’s own milk as the best option for babies. We also believe that human milk isn’t just nutrition-it’s medicine that providesContinue Reading

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Connect with the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana! Click here to subscribe to our quarterly newsletter and to get regular updates about the happenings at the milk bank: Thanks for your support!Continue Reading

Movie Screening of MILK Documentary May 12th

The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana is hosting a screening of MILK, a fascinating and eye opening documentary about the intricacies of birth and infant feeding around the world We are showing the film on Thursday May 12th at 6:30pm. Drinks will be available at the bar and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Here isContinue Reading

Could Medicaid Cover the Cost of Human Donor Milk for Your Baby?

 Medicaid and Human Donor Milk Unfortunately donor milk can be a tricky thing to get covered under insurance. That being said, the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana has had some success in working with Medicaid to cover the cost of human donor milk in cases where it was a medical necessity for the baby. InContinue Reading

Give Local Missoula Day is on May 5th!

Celebrate your SUPER POWER on May 5th by giving to the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana on Give Local Missoula Day! In 2014, because of your generous support, the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Montana raised more than $3000 on Give Local Missoula Day. OUR GOAL FOR 2015 IS TO RAISE $4000 – BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP! On MayContinue Reading

Crowd Sourcing Breastmilk – A Recipient Story

Below is the moving story of one of our donor milk recipients as featured earlier in March on ***   I couldn’t feed my baby. Those words still haunt me. I remember the first time I heard that sound. I pulled my newborn baby closer and, click, I unsnapped the nursing bra I only narrowly rememberedContinue Reading

Save the Date: Playing Monopoly with God & Other True Stories

Playing Monopoly with God & Other True Stories Melissa Bangs makes her way to the stage for two nights of storytelling.   Friday, February 27th and Saturday, February 28th 6:00 Mingling & Cash Bar/7PM START (w mingling n sipping to continue post show) The Crystal Theatre (Missoula, Montana) – $10 advanced/$12 at the door SEE BELOW FORContinue Reading