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.


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
TreasurerKimberly 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

Elise Stewart

Anita Henderson, MD, FAAP
The Pediatric Clinic
Hattiesburg, MS

Randy Henderson, MD, FAAP
Neonatologist, Forrest General Hospital
Hattiesburg, MS

Pamela Lacy, MD, FACOG
Columbus, 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
Mississippi State Health Department of Health
Jackson, MS

April Wilson, RN

Tandy Warren, RN

Ex Officio: Francis De La Rosa, Executive Director

Annual Report

Complete details of our operations for the year can be found in our Annual Report.

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.