Calgary Mothers' Milk Bank
Calgary Mothers’ Milk Bank is a community based, not-for-profit organization that provides screened and pasteurized donor human milk to babies in need when mother’s own milk is not available.
A one year contract position for Donor Intake Liaison is available. Click here for the job description.
Advisory from Health Canada regarding the safety of donor human milk
Recent newsletters: April 2015 Winter 2014 Summer 2014
Free two-hour classes on Breastfeeding Basics. More information.
Information for health care providers.
In the news:
CBC Radio - Lucrative U.S. breast milk industry prompts debate in Canada - July 24, 2015
CBC TV News Calgary - the milk bank segment is at the 18:42 mark of the program - May 27, 2015
In celebration of volunteer appreciation week, 5 volunteers are profiled - April 13, 2015
Global News - Sharing Unprocessed Breast Milk Can Be Dangerous - Dec 3, 2014
Global News - Alberta’s only breast milk bank urgently seeking new donors - July 28, 2014
CBC News - Calgary Mothers' Milk Bank issues urgent call for donations - June 27, 2014
CBC Interview with Jannette Festival - Calgary milk bank celebrates success - Jan 28, 2014
Calgary milk bank success spurs countrywide orders - CBC News - Jan 28, 2014
Breast Milk Donation Warning - Global News - June 15, 2013
The Canadian Press article about Calgary Mothers' Milk Bank - October 22, 2012
CTV Video story about new Edmonton Milk Depot - October 12, 2012
CTV Video interview with Edmonton Journal columnist Paula Simons - August 9, 2012
Alberta Prime Time video - Milk Bank Open For Business - April 12, 2012
Metro News - Milk Bank Open For Business - April 12, 2012
Metro News article - Oct. 24, 2011
Trailer for movie: Prescription Milk