ALBUQUERQUE — The Human Milk Repository of New Mexico (HMRNM)—the state’s first and only Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) accredited mother’s milk bank—is seeking donors to provide breast milk to infants in need across the state.
“Our goal is to ensure access to high-quality breast milk to infants who are medically fragile, experiencing sickness, or born preterm,” HMRNM Executive Director Kael Marshall said. “Donations are largely used to bridge the gap that may occur with a mother’s supply short-term and provide infants with the vital nutrients needed to survive. As a donor, you can make a life-changing difference for the most vulnerable members of our community.”
Utilizing evidence-based techniques and operating in accordance with HMBANA guidelines, the Human Milk Repository of New Mexico tests all donors prior to approval. Once approved, donors can make a donation appointment at facilities in Albuquerque or Las Cruces. Milk is then shipped to or picked up by recipient families.
To learn about becoming a donor or for more information, visit https://mothersmilkbanknm.org.
The Human Milk Repository of New Mexico (HMRNM) provides human milk to preterm, medically fragile, and sick infants using evidence-based techniques to process and distribute human milk in accordance with the Human Milk Bank Association of America (HMBANA) guidelines. HMRNM works to advocate for breastfeeding in the community along with support for ongoing human lactation in an equitable and ethical manner to provide the highest quality of human donor milk within the community.