About Us

Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi, founded in 2010, is a member bank of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA).

Our mission is to accept, pasteurize and dispense donor human milk to premature and ill infants in Mississippi by physician prescription and according to guidelines from the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA).

We screen potential donor mothers, then collect, process, and dispense donated human milk by physician prescription.

MMBM is a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization.

Who We Are

The Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi is governed by a Board of Directors in accordance with the organization's bylaws.

Officers

PresidentRebecca B. Saenz, MD, IBCLC, FABM
Madison, MS
Vice PresidentEmily Johnson, DO
Jackson Healthcare for Women
Flowood, MS
SecretaryMary Lou Sorey, MS, CCC-SLP, IBCLC
Pediatric Speech Pathologist, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
TreasurerKim Hardy, CPA

Board of Directors

Cathy Carothers, IBCLC, FILCA
Co-Director, Every Mother, Inc.
Byram, MS

Mobolaji Famuyide, MD, MPH, FAAP
Neonatologist, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Ginger Gibson, JD
Senior Attorney, Division of Family and Children's Services
Mississippi Department of Human Services
Jackson, MS

Danny McCaughan, MD, FAAP
Neonatologist, Newborn Associates
Jackson, MS

Sr. M. Dorothea Sondgeroth, OP, MHA
Associate Executive Director
St. Dominic Health Services Foundation
Jackson, MS

Shannon Toth, LMSW
Mississippi Department of Human Services
Division of Family and Children's Services
Jackson, MS

Amy Winter, MPH, RD, IBCLC
Mississippi State Health Department of Health
Jackson, MS

Executive Director

Linda Pittman, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Brandon, MS

Contact Us

Your letters and calls are welcome – see our contact information at the foot of the page.

We'd like to hear from you by e-mail as well.