The milk bank at UI Children's Hospital needs nursing mothers willing to collect, store and freeze breast milk to share with premature or sick infants in need. Recently, the program was almost out of human milk to process with a number of hospitals expecting shipments.
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When Wyatt Meller was born 15 weeks premature, he and his mother were transferred to the NICU at UI Children's Hospital. The Mellers credit the March of Dimes for funding the research and development of surfactant, a compound which saved Wyatt's life.