To become a milk donor, only have to fulfil some basic conditions:
The donation of milk is contraindicated in the following cases:
Also you will have to inform the bank of milk if during the period of donation:
If you have any doubt or you want to more information, contacts with the:
Human Milk Bank of the Banc de Sang i Teixits
Building Dr. Frederic Duran i Jordà
Passeig Taulat, 106 - 116
T (+34) 93 557 35 00 - email@example.com
Permanent blood donation centres of the Banc de Sang i Teixits (it is necessary ask for a previous appointment)
Other centers where you can ask for information (it is necessary ask for a previous appointment)
C. Pla del Mestre, 7
T 93 881 04 85
Hospital de Figueres
Ronda del Rector Arolas
T 972 50 14 00
Av. dels Països Catalans, 86
T. 972 26 18 00
Thursday from 11 to 13
CAP de Palafrugell
C. d'Àngel Guimerà, 6
T 972 61 06 07
Wednesday, thursday and friday from 8 to 9.
Hospital de Campdevànol
C. Gombren, 20
T 629 81 03 62 (Lourdes Salgueda)
Interviews on Thursday
Hospital del Vendrell
Carretera de Barcelona, s/n
T 977 25 79 00
Monday to friday morning
Av. Mancomunitats Comarcals, 1-3
T 93 7740210
Call Montserrat Batlle: 93 774 20 20 (extension 154)
Interviews on Wednesday morning
You can donate as much or as little milk as you wish, and you are under no obligation to donate a certain amount or for a specific period of time.
You can stop donating at any time, simply by notifying the bank.
However, it is vital that you honour your commitment to notify the human milk bank of any changes in your state of health or medication.
The aim of the bank of human milk is to ensure the diet with maternal milk of all the premature or newborns of Catalonia that need it for medical prescription and that, for greater causes, can not be suckled by the own mother.
The bank of maternal milk is a skilled centre that carries out the functions of arousing the society on the value of the maternal milk and collect, analyse, process, do the controls of quality and distribute the maternal milk. Besides, it guarantees that the selection, the extraction, the acceptance and the processing of the milk do of an effective and certain way.
The human milk will contribute to the development of the newborns of low weight (between 800 and 1.500 grams) with risk of digestive or intestinal pathology, deficit immunitari or a precarious health.
Also it uses after surgeries of the digestive device, since this milk is easier of digesting and facilitates the intestinal recovery. His consumption diminishes the infections generalised grave and combat the intestinal necroses, the main cause of demise between the newborns.
His consumption diminishes the infections generalised grave and combat the intestinal necroses, the main cause of demise between the newborns.