milk banks/ feeding preemies
on a completely less disgusting and more altruistic note, ive been thinking of donating to a milk bank
milk is made on a demand basis, so the sweetest boy would still get plenty, and i already have a freezer full of "backup" for when i go on assignment.
most importantly, even a few ounces can feed a little premature newborn, if his or mother can't for some reason. i guess human milk can really make a difference in those first few critical days.
the bank i am going to doesn't do this, but human milk also helps people with cancer taking chemo and people with organ transplants b/c it is the most gentle food.
has anyone ever done this? what was your experience with a milk bank?