Save a Life – Be a Donor

Every year, almost 50,000 premature babies are born in the UK.

Your excess milk makes a lot of difference to these fragile infants, by donating you are helping in saving a life of a premature baby.

6 Steps to Milk Donation

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Online Application

Online Application Process

Online Application

Continue pumping at home until you collect 5 L

Online Application

Request a cooler

Online Application

Serological testing (kit included in first cooler)

Online Application

Milk tested

Online Application

Approved Milk Provider

Milk Donation Made Easy

Mums who can donate

Lactating mothers in good health who have enough milk after feeding her own baby.

Mothers whose own babies are in good health and thriving

Mothers who have at least 6L+ frozen storage space

Mothers who are generally healthy and do not take certain medication on a regular basis

Mothers who do not smoke, and do not drink excessively

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Mums who cannot donate

  • Mothers who currently smoke, or use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)

  • Mothers who regularly exceed recommended alcohol levels during breastfeeding (1 to 2 units, once or twice a week)

  • Mothers using, or have recently used, recreational drugs

  • Mothers who have or has a sexual partner suffering from HBV, HIV, HCV & venereal diseases.

  • Mothers who have a family history or increased risk for Creutzfeld-Jakob disease (mad cow disease)

  • Mothers who have previously tested positive for HIV 1 or 2, Hepatitis B or C, human t-lymphotropic virus (HTLV) type 1 or 2, or Syphilis
  • Mothers who currently have mastitis/fungal infection of the nipple or areola
  • Mothers with herpes simplex / varicella zoster infections in mammary / thoracic region.
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Online Application


Once you have registered your interest on, then our Milk Provider Coordinator shall be in touch


Following some initial discussion, we will register you on our portal to securely complete the Online Application.