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Queens’ second community-based milk depot site opens, encouraging lactating women to donate their milk


Mar. 13, 2024 By Athena Dawson A community milk depot opened in St Albans earlier this week, the second milk depot to open in Queens where mothers are able to donate their milk for babies in need.  Charline Ogbeni, the owner of Supporting Our Mothers Initiative, celebrated the grand opening of her establishment Monday after receiving a tissue license from the NYC Department of Health that provides clearance to store donor milk. The milk is donated by women to help mothers whose own milk supply is unavailable or insufficient.  Ogbeni’s establishment, located at 177-19 120th Ave., works with the New…
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