Becoming a donor is an amazing step and could help many babies. Your own baby is the priority, so we only take milk that is truly surplus to your baby's needs. To be a donor, it's preferable if your baby is under 9 months when you make your first donation. We can also take stored milk that is less than 90 days old. You can donate for as long as you like, there is no upper age limit.
Although you are donating breast milk, it's similar to becoming a blood donor and there are only a few things that would stop you donating. If you have had a blood transfusion in the last 4 months, we would just delay doing your blood tests.
There is a screening process and we can do this by email or post. The health and lifestyle questionnaire does include questions about your medical history, lifestyle and diet.
You can donate milk if:
You cannot donate milk if:
If you would like more information about donation or to get a donor pack please use the Contact Form and we will get back to as soon as we can.