Consumer-centred health for new mothers and their babies
Personalized data-powered tool for breastfeeding moms
Our core values
Decoding breastmilk is our exciting journey.
We know breastfeeding science!
We understand YOU.
Backed by science.
Meet MyMilk Team
Our founders story
Meet our founders
Dr. Ravid Shechter-Ushpizin, PhD. Co-founder
Research expert & breastfeeding mom (>5 cumulative years) Ravid received her B.Sc in Biochemistry from the Technion institute of technology and her direct track Ph.D. from the Weizmann Institute of science. Ravid's scientific expertise includes immunology, developmental neurobiology, stem cell research and central nervous system repair. Ravid is a mother of two, both of which she proudly breastfed for a total of over 5 years while persisting with her successful full time scientific career. Ravid received many honors and prizes, including the prestigious John. F. Kennedy prize, in recognition of academic excellence and scientific accomplishments.
Dr. Sharon Haramati, PhD. Co-founder
Research expert & breastfeeding mom (>5 cumulative years) Sharon received her B.Sc. in the joint program for medicine and life sciences From TAU, and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the Weizmann Institute of science. Sharon's valued scientific research focused on molecular genetics of behavior, psychiatric disorders, neuroendocrinology, as well as neuropsychology of human memory. During her research, Sharon also completed a program in economics, business, finance and intellectual properties. Sharon overcame many breastfeeding difficulties, during which she envisioned mymilk concept. Since then she become a mother of another baby boy, who she proudly breasted over two years, with extended knowledge. She also tested her milk, and was excited to get her results.
Our Laboratory partners
High quality laboratory
We partnered with AML, American medical laboratories, Israel's largest privately held Clinical Laboratory. AML successfully participates in multiple International Quality Control Schemes, and hold the international iso 15189 medical laboratories. AML has global alliances with major international central labs, as well as partners of large entities in Israel, such as Herzliya Medical Center (a leading Israeli private hospital). AML operates laboratory services for clinical trials to the international pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Take a glance at our professionals
Sharron Zabary, PhD, IBCLC
Breastfeeding expert & breastfeeding mom (>13cumulative years) Sharron is an experienced and certified lactation consultant (LLL, IBCLC) and a leader in the field of breastfeeding. Sharon holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in biochemistry. And was a research post-doc Fellow of breast milk immunological fingerprint. Dr. Zabary research papers in the field of breastmilk are acknowledged worldwide. Sharron is the manager of the newly established Israeli milk bank, and a member of various professional consultant committee of the Ministry of health. Sharron breast fed her four boys.
Nourit Klepar RD, CDN
Nutrition expert & breastfeeding mom (4 cumulative years) Nourit is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and a Certified Dietetic Nutritionist (CDN) by the New York State. She holds a degree in Psychology and Nutrition and Food Science from Hunter College, NY. Nourit has been providing nutritional counseling for the past 14 years specializing in the areas of weight loss, medical nutrition therapy (diabetes and cardiovascular disease), pre and postnatal nutrition, pediatric and teen nutrition and recipe analysis. With experience in Manhattan, New York and Israel. Nourit also holds a dietetic instructor position at the Israeli ministry of health.
Our advisory professionals
Prof. Arthur Eidelman, MD Neonatology - Advisory Board
Prof. Eidelman is the former director of NICU at Shaare Zedek Medical center, the former president of the American breastfeeding medicine association and the head of policy statement section committee on breastfeeding American academy of pediatrics.
Dr Mira Leibovich, MD, IBCLC- clinical advisor
Dr Leibovich is a certified family physician and an acting physician in the pediatrics and NICU departments at Mayanei HaYeshua medical center, the head of the hospital’s breastfeeding clinic, and former manager of Udim breastfeeding medical center. Dr. Leibovich holds advisory positions with the ministry of health on committees related to breastfeeding and breast milk, and lectures healthcare providers. Mira has over twenty years of experience consulting to thousands of mothers. She breastfed her five Children.
Tova Krause, Prenatal dietician B.Sc, RD - Clinical Advisor
Tova has 20 years’ experience as a clinical dietitian, specializing in the field of women’s nutrition during pregnancy and lactation. Tova has authored the book: “the complete guide to healthy nutrition during pregnancy” and is a leading advisor to key health authorities in Israel. Tova leads lectures and courses for healthcare providers in nutrition during pregnancy and lactation. Tova holds a private clinic.
MyMilk tests and reports are not intended to diagnose or treat any clinical condition, or to substitute for a healthcare provider’s consultation.
MyMilk test and reports are not intended to diagnose or treat any clinical condition, or to provide a medical recommendation and does not substitute the advice of your health care provider (lactation consultant, doctor, or nurse). These reports are not intended to tell you anything about your or your baby’s current state of health, or to be used to make medical decisions, including whether or not you should take a medication or how much of a medication you should take. Our reports can identify potential nutritional deficiencies in breast milk and provide suggestions for improving the breastfeeding mom’s nutrition. It is advised to consult with a nutritionist or a medical health provider before making any nutritional changes. Furthermore, nutritional supplements should not be taken without consulting with a physician.