Mum’s gift of love in honour of little Isla

6th April 2015

Caroline from Blackpool donated milk after the sad loss of her daughter Isla. You can read Caroline’s story in the Blackpool Gazette here: http://m.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/health/local-health/mum-s-gift-of-love-in-honour-of-little-isla-1-7192522 ... Read Article

Just Giving page

5th February 2015

We now have a Just Giving page at https://www.justgiving.com/NWhumanmilkbank/ You can also make a donation by texting BANK64 followed by the amount you’d like to give to 70070 ... Read Article

We’re recruiting!!!

6th January 2015

We’re looking for an administrator to join our team 2 days a week (15 hours). Based at the University of Chester, the role involves providing admin support to the milk bank including sending letters and correspondence, dealing with queries, preparing milk for dispatch ... Read Article

This fabulous pumpkin was created by Kate from NWHMB!

5th November 2014

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Fond farewell to Lynda

3rd November 2014

Last week the milk bank said a fond farewell to an amazing lady, Lynda Coulter, as she started her well earned retirement. As many of you will know, Lynda founded Cheshire and North Wales Human Milk Bank and was the driving force ... Read Article

First 6 months of Northwest Human Milk Bank

30th September 2014

The Northwest Human Milk Bank has been operating as a new regional service for 6 months! In that time we’ve recruited 120 donor mums, pasteurised and analysed 874L of donor milk and bottled it into 13,500 bottles and supplied 800L of donor ... Read Article

Baby Day at Ormskirk Hospital

27th September 2014

Lynda attended the Baby Day at Ormskirk Hospital last Saturday to exhibit the Northwest Human Milk Bank service. This initiative was organised by the hospital trust in conjunction with NCT Southport, Formby and Ormskirk branch and other community based care facilities. It was a wonderful ... Read Article

Breastfeeding Friendly Picnic

5th September 2014

Last weekend, Kate and Emma from Northwest Human Milk Bank had a lovely time at CWP’s Breastfeeding Friendly Picnic in Chester Cathedral gardens. It was amazing to see so many families having fun and supporting breastfeeding. It was lovely to meet many donors past ... Read Article

International milk banking conference here in the UK!

30th July 2014

Don’t miss the UKAMB conference being held at Brunel University in West London on October 2nd and 3rd 2014. See ukamb.org for more information and updated details. International and nationally renowned speakers. Featuring a debate focussing on who should receive donor milk! ... Read Article

Breastfeeding Festival

25th July 2014

We’re excited to be attending the Breastfeeding Festival in Manchester on 2nd and 3rd August. Lynda Coulter, Northwest Milk Bank Strategy Manager, will be talking about donor breastmilk at 1130 on the Saturday alongside UKAMB (the UK Association for Milk Banking). You can ... Read Article