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Breast Milk Donation

Mount Sinai Hospital is home to the Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank, a partnership between Mount Sinai Hospital, SickKids and Sunnybrook.

The Rogers Hixon Ontario Milk Bank is the only milk bank in Ontario to collect breastmilk from women, pasteurize it, and provide it to the most medically fragile hospitalized babies.

Donating breastmilk can help save a preterm baby’s life by dramatically reducing the rate of a serious medical complication. There are approximately 1500 low birth weight babies in Ontario a year and 70% of preterm babies in hospitals across Ontario don’t have access to a full supply of their mother’s own milk, leaving them with reduced vital nutrients and protective properties.

Please consider becoming a breastmilk donor. To learn more visit the  Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank website