RESOURCES FOR PARENTS & FAMILIES
Breastmilk can be donated year round. Breastmilk donation fulfills an important role in keeping babies healthy and thriving. The San Jose Mothers’ Milk Bank distributes the milk directly to the families and infants that need it the most! By making the decision to donate your breastmilk, you can save a life. Donating your breastmilk is easy.
How to Become a Donor:
Call the San Jose Mother’s Milk Bank to become an approved donor. You will complete a simple phone screening, health questionnaire, and blood test!
Click here for more details San Jose Mother’s Milk Bank or call (877) 375-6645).
OR contact Midtown Lactation Consultants (MiLC), (in Sacramento) as they can assist with local screenings and serve as a local milk depot throughout the year
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT & SERVICES
Other important resources:
GENERAL BREASTFEEDING INFORMATION
PUMPING & GOING BACK TO WORK/SCHOOL
MEDICATIONS & BREASTMILK
[Note: If you have questions about the compatibility of a medication with breastfeeding, ask your healthcare provider to look up your medication is the “Medications and Mother’s Milk” by Thomas W. Hale, Ph.D.]
La Leche League International: Transgender and Non-Binary Parents
Milk Junkies: Tips for Transgender Breastfeeding and their Lactation Educators
HerHealthFirst: Black Mothers United
Education, resources & support for African American women
Black Infant Health