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Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas strives to improve the health and survival of premature and critically ill infants through the safe provision of pasteurized donor human milk.

About Us
Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas was established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 2003.  

Since opening, we have dispensed over 2 million ounces from over 5000 donors to more than 100 hospitals in 12 states.  And the need continues to grow.

In 2013, we provided over $650,000 in charitable care.  Eligible recipients are never turned away regardless of the ability to pay for milk processing.

80% of our donor milk is distributed to premature and sick babies in hospitals.  20% is dispensed to fragile babies at home.

Donor Milk Safety
All donor milk is pasteurized and tested through strict national scientific guidelines and standards.

Human milk banking is older than blood banking and has a safer track record.

Milk donors are generous mothers who donate surplus milk and are screened free of charge through medical histories and blood tests. Mothers do not receive payment or compensation for donated milk.
1 out of every 8 babies is born prematurely.  Human milk has been proven to enhance survivability and decrease complications of premature and critically ill infants.


    What is Milk Banking?
    Who Donates the Milk?
    Who Receives the Milk?
    Why Should I Donate?



Record Growth in 2014 for Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas

New Milk Collection Depot Opens at Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South

New Milk Collection Depot Opens at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital 

Preschooler Donates Her Savings to Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas

New Milk Collection Depot Opens at Outreach Health Services in Greenville, TX


New Milk Collection Depot Open at Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi 

Six North Texas Women Set Guinness World Record for "Most Breastmilk Donated"

Van Buren County Health Unit Opens New Milk Collection Depot for MMBNT

Alabama's First Nonprofit Milk Bank Open as a Milk Collection Site for MMBNT

Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary on September 18

Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas Launches Fall 2014 Community Giving Campaign


Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas Receives Minivan Through a Generous Donation from Roger Williams Car Dealership

Florida's First Nonprofit Milk Depot Now Accepting Breastmilk Donations

New Milk Collection Site Opens in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Memorial Event Held to Honor Bereaved Mothers and Their Families

Fort Worth Mayor Joins MMBNT's 9th Anniversary Luncheon




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Susan Sward-Comunelli, MD
Founder and Medical Director

Erin Hamilton-Spence, MD
President of the Board of Directors

Amy Vickers, RN, MSN, IBCLC
Executive Director

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