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Helping more mums 16 Feb 2021

Last year, thanks to the support of everyone who donated to the Human Milk Foundation, we supported over 100 women [...]

Milk donation and COVID-19 vaccination 6 Jan 2021

Women in the UK are now able to receive vaccinations against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 after a change [...]

Snowdrop planting 12 Nov 2020

Last week, volunteers fromĀ EpsonĀ in Hemel Hempstead joined members of the Human Milk Foundation team and the Hearts Milk Bank plant [...]

Undermining breastfeeding will not alleviate the COVID-19 pandemic – published in The Lancet 9 Oct 2020

It is a sign of how strange 2020 continues to be that publishing in The Lancet comes with a sense [...]

Launching our first research call 7 Oct 2020

One of the barriers to advancing our understanding of human milk, breastfeeding and milk bank service provision has been the [...]

How does milk pass through the Hearts Milk Bank? 20 Jul 2020

Help us to save babies’ lives throughout COVID-19 15 Jul 2020

We have seen a 100% increase in the need for donor milk during the COVID-19 pandemic, and have had to [...]

Help celebrate our 2nd birthday! 10 Jul 2020

We are proud to invite you to a very special celebration on Saturday 1st August – the Human Milk Foundation [...]

Launching our first Milk Mobile! 1 Jul 2020

Does anyone remember the milk mobile idea…? Well… we made one! Three incredible designs from the talented design students at [...]

Our contribution to the new Royal College of Midwives COVID-19 Rapid Review 26 Jun 2020

Care of the most vulnerable babies in neonatal units has been difficult to manage since the COVID-19 pandemic began, without [...]