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 [...]

12.06.2020 WHO states no evidence of live coronavirus in human milk 15 Jun 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated there is no evidence of live coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in human milk. Although a [...]

Donating milk? Read our latest guidance on milk donation during Covid-19. 26 Mar 2020

For all of you amazing milk donors out there, you may have concerns about doing the right thing at the [...]

I’m donating my milk – what do I need to know about Covid-19? 12 Mar 2020

Firstly, thank you so much! Demand for donor milk has been increasing all year, and we are working hard to [...]

Covid-19, a developing situation for human milk banks 29 Feb 2020

Since we last posted about the novel coronavirus outbreak in January, there has been significant spread of this virus across [...]

Can scientists grow breastmilk in a lab? 28 Feb 2020

Can scientists grow breastmilk in a bioreactor? Multiple companies globally are now starting to receive millions of dollars to try. [...]

Meet the fantastic Nikki – running the London Marathon! 14 Feb 2020

After our recent appeal for someone to run the London Marathon and raise funds for us along the way we [...]

Our statement on Covid-19 27 Jan 2020

Given the increasing concern around the new Coronavirus developing in China (called nCov-2019), the HMB team consulted the consultant microbiologist [...]

Could you run the Royal Parks Half Marathon to support us? 12 Jan 2020

Last year this incredible bunch raised over £5000 to support The Hearts Milk Bank and some amazing new projects later [...]