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 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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