Plans underway for Pittsburgh Breast Milk Bank

Denise O’Connor, a local lactation consultant, saw a need in Western Pennsylvania for a breast milk bank. “She knew that babies in Pittsburgh-area hospitals who couldn’t get their mother’s breast milk were receiving formula, instead of “donor” breast milk available in other parts of the country.”

The Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank hopes to provide milk to area hospitals in Western Pennsylvania, Erie and West Virginia and is scheduled to open late this year or early 2015. Read more here: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2013/12/27/Plans-underway-for-Pittsburgh-area-breast-milk-bank/stories/201312270115

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