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.

Position available for Volunteer Treasurer. Click here position 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:

CTV - Alberta Primetime - New liquid gold - breast milk - Aug 7, 2015

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

 

 

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