NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank

Milk Donation and Collection Program

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Description
Provides mothers' milk from donors for medically qualified babies.

Service offers:

  • help for milk donors with information and advice about donating
  • testing and screening of volunteer donors
  • collection of frozen milk from donor volunteers
  • testing, pooling and pasteurizing of donated human milk
  • prescription, and distribution of donated human milk to sick babies¬†
  • two-hour classes on breastfeeding basics
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to infants:
  • born prematurely
  • with gastrointestinal issues 
  • with chronic illness or compromised immune function 
  • twins or multiples
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:Referral Process: Yes,

Physicians, midwives and nurse practitioners provide a referral for donor milk by submitting a prescription by phone, email, or fax.

 

Prescriptions must include:

  • diagnosis
  • infant's name and date of birth
  • volume of milk required 


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-475-6455 (MILK)
Web Site
http://www.northernstarmilkbank.ca
Email
contact@northernstarmilkbank.ca
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fees vary. Contact for details.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

Physicians, midwives and nurse practitioners provide a referral for donor milk by submitting a prescription by phone, email, or fax.

 

Prescriptions must include:

  • diagnosis
  • infant's name and date of birth
  • volume of milk required 
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 11, 2018
Address
6712 Fisher Street SE
Calgary, AB, T2H 2A7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM