Milk Bank WGL saves tiny lives every day by connecting families with premature or ill babies with those that have extra milk to give.
Whether you’re looking to learn more about donating or obtaining life-saving donor milk, or interested in starting the conversation about working with our devoted, talented team, we’re eager to hear from you.
No parent ever thinks they will be a NICU parent, and that was the furthest thing from my mind when I became pregnant with my second child. Severe life-threatening complications for us both resulted in the birth of our son 12 weeks early. While I was producing milk soon after he was born, I was unable to give it to
When our son Eli was born, he ended up in the NICU. During the early times of his stay, I thought the stress and not being with my baby 24-7 would cause me to lose my supply. Luckily my supply increased from pumping and I was producing more than double what he needed. Eventually, due to medical complications, we had
With my first son, I stumbled across the Milk Bank WGL when trying to figure out what to do with the extra milk I was able to pump once returning to work. With my second son, I learned about local informal milk sharing networks and shared with several families there. However, my third son had a rougher start and spent