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Parent information translated 25 Jun 2021

After talking with neonatal unit teams across our region last month, one of the barriers to the use of donor [...]

Grateful to The Funding Network! 25 Jun 2021

Back in 2019, about 18 months after our charity launched, we won a place to present our work to The [...]

COVID-19 vaccination and fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding 20 Apr 2021

If you are trying to conceive, pregnant or breastfeeding, or just have questions about any of these issues, then please [...]

NICE Guideline and Food Standards Agency Compliant, again! 29 Mar 2021

As a milk bank that supplies into the NHS to feed some of the most vulnerable babies, it is critically [...]

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