Who can be a donor of human breast milk

The donor population is formed by healthy lactating mothers with healthy babies, who are voluntarily willing to give their extra breast milk for other babies without compromising the nutritional needs of their own baby. The donors can include mothers attending well baby clinics, mothers whose babies are in neonatal intensive care units, those who have lost their babies but are willing to donate their milk, or lactating working staff in the hospital, and motivated mothers from the community. Donors are not paid for their donations. Try to reach maximum donor population using variety of avenues. Spreading awareness about possibility of human breast milk donation in society by various means including mass communication can help in motivating donors. NGOs, social clubs and college students can play a good role in it.

Source : http://www.indianpediatrics.net/june2014/469.pdf

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