2016 newsletter

25th April 2016

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Donor Milk from HMBANA (Human Milk Bank Association North America) is safe from Zika Virus

20th February 2016

HMBANA and its member milk banks share the concerns of families dealing with Zika virus and its seemingly-related microcephalic conditions of newborn infants. The Zika virus is transmitted primarily via mosquito bite, but pending further research person -to-person transmission cannot be ruled ... Read Article

New leaflet for recipient families

5th December 2015

We recently launched a new leaflet “Donor Milk Your Questions Answered” for recipient families. The leaflet explains the donor screening process, benefits of donor milk and how milk is processed. You can click on the picture below to see the leaflet full ... Read Article

Newsletter 2015

21st May 2015

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Mum’s gift of love in honour of little Isla

6th April 2015

Caroline from Blackpool donated milk after the sad loss of her daughter Isla. You can read Caroline’s story in the Blackpool Gazette here: http://m.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/health/local-health/mum-s-gift-of-love-in-honour-of-little-isla-1-7192522 ... Read Article

Just Giving page

5th February 2015

We now have a Just Giving page at https://www.justgiving.com/NWhumanmilkbank/ You can also make a donation by texting BANK64 followed by the amount you’d like to give to 70070 ... Read Article

We’re recruiting!!!

6th January 2015

We’re looking for an administrator to join our team 2 days a week (15 hours). Based at the University of Chester, the role involves providing admin support to the milk bank including sending letters and correspondence, dealing with queries, preparing milk for dispatch ... Read Article

This fabulous pumpkin was created by Kate from NWHMB!

5th November 2014

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Fond farewell to Lynda

3rd November 2014

Last week the milk bank said a fond farewell to an amazing lady, Lynda Coulter, as she started her well earned retirement. As many of you will know, Lynda founded Cheshire and North Wales Human Milk Bank and was the driving force ... Read Article

First 6 months of Northwest Human Milk Bank

30th September 2014

The Northwest Human Milk Bank has been operating as a new regional service for 6 months! In that time we’ve recruited 120 donor mums, pasteurised and analysed 874L of donor milk and bottled it into 13,500 bottles and supplied 800L of donor ... Read Article