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'Mothers Milk Depot' in Lake County

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Lake County has its first 'milk depot' for mothers milk. Today's Times reports Lavawn Souther, who's active with the Northwest Indiana Breastfeeding Coalition, took the necessary steps to have a freezer storage area set up at the Crown Point Obstetrics and Gynecology office where she works. Donors are screened and the milk is shipped to Indianapolis where it is tested and pasteurized before being distributed through the Indiana Mothers' Milk Bank. The only other depot in northwest Indiana is at the LaPorte County WIC) - Women, Infants, and Children -- Office in Michigan City. Check out the feature story in today's Times: http://www.nwitimes.com/business/got-mothers-milk-c-p-office-to-serve-as-drop/article_abfde3d2-25ea-5aa9-b9fa-b3a99ee1ca4c.html


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