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News & events from mothers’ milk bank

Baby Expo & Milk Drive in Redding, CA

Date: January 9, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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Please join us on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for our Baby Expo & Milk Drive! It will be held at Veterans Hall at 1605 Yuba St. in Redding.

Do You Have an Ounce to Spare?

Date: October 26, 2018

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On November 17, designated “World Prematurity Day” by the March of Dimes, we invite you to support a new family by donating your milk at our breast milk drive. All donations will be accepted and you can get screened to become a milk donor.

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30% of your purchase will be donated to us, when you mention that you are buying food from Pizza My Heart to support the San Jose Mothers’ Milk Bank.

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Hear from 20 speakers on the latest development in human milk sciences. The President of the European Milk Banking Association will share their latest developments. Early Bird registration is still on!

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Breastfeeding as recommended — for a total of one year and exclusively for six months — could protect babies and their moms from premature death and serious diseases and save the U.S. more than $4.3 billion in health care and related costs, according to a new study published online in Maternal & Child Nutrition.

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We had a successful Milk Drive in Redding! I want to thank these volunteers from the Breastfeeding Coalition! I also want to mention the fabulous support of the Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center for the facility, nutritious food and helpful staff during the event! Keep up the great work supporting moms to breastfeed! Hope to do this again soon!

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We find ourselves at a critical place in the advancement of the bill SB1316, in California to achieve more transparent and equitable policies around donor human milk.

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Remember when we discovered that aspirin was good for helping people who have had heart attacks? A big scary expensive health issue could be addressed with a product that you could get at your local gas station. Good news for everybody except companies trying to market expensive blood thinning medication.

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Would you like to get even more milk when you express using a breast pump? The tools you need are right there in front of you — your hands!