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The Times: Green alert on boiling the kettle for formula milk

Natalie Shenker, co-founder of Hearts Milk Bank social venture, says formula milk is damaging the environment while switching to breastfeeding would benefit the planet as it uses “few resources and produces little waste”. Hearts Milk Bank venture provides surplus milk…

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The Guardian: New Radicals 2018: More of Britain’s best social enterprises

From helping refugees to integrate into community to campaigning for social housing and raising awareness of autism in the schools – these are just a few projects on Nesta and the Observer list of startups making a real difference in…

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Channel 4: Dispatches: Breastfeeding uncovered

Britain has some of the worst rates of breastfeeding in the world, and a study shows that 67 per cent of people in the UK believe there is no real difference between breastmilk and infant formula. Hearts Milk Bank cofounder…

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Science Magazine: UK moms are turning parenting into an experiment

Dr Natalie Shenker, co-founder of the Hearts Milk Bank social venture, is featured in the article. Hearts Milk Bank, which aims to speed up the process of donating breast milk, was on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by the…

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Venturing forth: The Hearts Milk Bank

The UK breast milk bank seeks to speed up the process of donating milk, while carrying out vital research into its life-saving properties. Many hospitals across the UK are struggling with a "postcode lottery" when it comes to accessing donor…

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2018 Venturing forth: Hearts milk bank.

The Independent: How research and technology is changing the debate around breastfeeding

An interview with Dr Nathalie Shenker, co-founder of Hertfordshire-based social venture Hearts Milk Bank. The venture aims to provide a consistent source of safe, screened donor breast milk to neonatal units across London and the southeast. Hearts Milk Bank was…

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The Memo: Brilliant breastmilk app hits Britain to help our vulnerable babies

The Hearts Milk Bank (HMB), a venture on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge, helps UK hospitals access assured supplies of screened, treated human milk. The venture has just launched…

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Healthcare startups honoured

Two ventures associated with Cambridge Judge win prizes in MassChallenge UK competition. Two healthcare-related ventures associated with Cambridge Judge Business School won cash prizes at the MassChallenge UK awards event in London on 18 January. Ideabatic, whose founder Kitty Liao…

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