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How to Get Paid for Breast Milk Donation - Breastfeeding Place
Here are some of the more off-the-wall commodities we found, and they are making some people a bit more comfortable these days. Breast Milk As a mom who nursed three of her four children, I completely understand the benefits and time commitment of breastfeeding. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of mothers nationwide, milk has been made available to those who need it via milk banks and other donation centers. The Human Milk Banking Association of America is a good place to start learning about the guidelines for donation, storage, and transport.
How to Get Paid for Breast Milk Donation
Not only is breast milk the most perfect food for your baby, there are many other uses for breast milk. The antibacterial and healing properties of breast milk make it a wonderful remedy for anything from an eye infection to a stuffy nose. Cancer patients have been known to drink breast milk to boost their immune systems.
In good general health Willing to undergo a blood test at MMBA's expense Not regularly using medication or herbal supplements with a few exceptions Willing to donate ounces of milk initially and continue pumping to donate as you are able minimum donations will be different if you are shipping milk Nursing an infant who is less than one year of age bereaved or surrogate mothers are also eligible to donate Able to arrange for transportation of your milk to a drop-off site, or in some cases to ship your milk to the Milk Bank You are not eligible to donate milk if: You have a positive blood test result for HIV, HTLV, Hepatitis B or C, or Syphilis You or your sexual partner is at risk for HIV You use illegal drugs You smoke or use tobacco products You have received an organ or tissue transplant or a blood transfusion in the last six months You consume alcohol on a daily basis Between , you were in the United Kingdom for more than three months or in Europe for more than five years Start the Donor Screening Process Ready to provide some basic information so we can call you for a phone screening? Be Approved as a Milk Donor The approval process can take anywhere from weeks, depending on how quickly you return your paperwork and get your blood work done--and how soon we receive the completed health forms from your healthcare providers.