Northwest Indiana’s First Breast Milk Donation Drive in Merrillville

In Merrillville, The Milk Bank and Methodist Hospital Southlake are co-hosting Northwest Indiana’s first breast milk donation drive tomorrow, Tuesday June 4, 11am-3pm. Women who are currently or have recently finished lactating are encouraged to donate their stored, surplus milk, up to 6 months old, to care for ill and fragile infants across the region. Donors will be asked to fill out a medical history form and complete a quick blood draw to determine the best use of their donated milk.  Attendees are encouraged to bring a list of medications to speed up the donation process.  The donation drive is June 4, 2019, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CT, at Methodist Hospital Southlake, Classroom 2 (Basement level), in Merrillville.  For clarification on eligibility, contact The Milk Bank at 877.829.7470 or visit themilkbank.org/donate-milk.