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.
Click here to view our Summer 2015 newsletter.
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:
Metro News - Donor milk shortage - Oct 5, 2015
CBC News - Milk bank struggles to meet hospital demand - Oct 8, 2015
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