|When Lauren Line donated around 1,000 ounces of breast milk, the Sartell nurse practitioner drove 45 minutes to Cambridge, the nearest site accepting donations. For other breastfeeding mothers in Central Minnesota, donating excess breast milk may have involved driving to the Twin Cities or finding dry ice to ship their milk.|
Now, though, making such donations is much more convenient. Since March 27, people have been able to drop off donated milk at St. Cloud Hospital's milk depot. The milk is intended for medically vulnerable infants in need. Read the entire St. Cloud Times story.