Introduction

The information in this section is not intended as medical advice and it is not suggested that any research end here. Please consult with a health care provider with any questions about sharing breastmilk, especially when donating to a premature baby.

In the spirit of informed choice, this section is provided as an investigation tool to research topics and questions that may arise while exploring the ‘suggestions for addressing donors’, blood tests for milk donation and other subjects related to the sharing of breastmilk.

When parents look for information for safe breastmilk sharing, it is important that all available information is presented. Deviation from standard is and should be a personal choice and not the only information given.

A list of health considerations can be found here. Please also read the Introduction to Infectious Diseases.