What questions are typically asked of donors?

Please consult with a qualified health care provider if you have any questions about the medical conditions listed below and donating milk.

Questions typically asked of donors:1

Please read the section ‘Health Considerations’ if you have questions about any of the above.

Next section: Suggested blood tests for donors.

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  1. Some of these questions are typically asked of donors by milk banks. Milk banks offer a big percentage of their milk to premature and sick infants. Some milk banks may also ask for clearance by a health care provider to donate milk, and for completing a form with current health information to include with shipping or delivery of milk. Donors and recipients of informed milk sharing may have different expectations than those presented here. []

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