Register for the milk bank

Suspension of Public Mothers' Milk Bank registrations for an indefinite period

Due to the COVID-19 situation, breast milk bank registrations and all qualifying steps, including the medical questionnaire and home blood sample collection, are suspended for an indefinite period.

However, this suspension does not apply to mothers who are already in the program and who have begun to send their donations.

Do you have the required profile? Here are the steps to follow to register for the Public Mothers' Milk Bank:


Read the following documents before registering:


Once you have all the information:

  • fill out the registration form; and
  • print, fill out and have thisauthorization lettersigned by a health professional and return it to Héma-Québec:
    • this letter can be scanned and returned by email to or mailed to the Héma-Québec Public Mothers’ Milk Bank at: 4045, boulevard Côte-Vertu, Saint-Laurent, Québec H4R 2W7;
    • if there is a fee for signing this letter, you can claim it by completing this refund request and returning it to Héma-Québec.

Read the Donation information guide.


  • Once we have received all your documents, we will call you. You will answer a health questionnaire during a telephone interview.


  • If you qualify based on the health questionnaire, we will ask you to provide a blood sample.
  • If you qualify after your blood test, other information will be given to you and you will be provided with bottles in which to collect your donations.