EMBA is pleased to announce its fifth International Congress will be held in Turin (Torino), Italy. Read more >>
Welcome to the European Milk Bank Association (EMBA) website where you will find information from many of the 200+ milk banks operating in more than 20 countries throughout Europe as well as news from milk banks and about the use of donor human milk around the world. Whether you are a current member of EMBA, hoping to join our association or simply an interested visitor to the website we hope you find this site useful. If you wish to donate human milk, in the first instance please contact the named individual on the page for the country where you reside.
To find out more about the milk banks in a specific country, click on the relevant flag at the top of the page or on the ‘Click for full map’ button to the left of the flags and then on the country (not available for most smart phones).
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Only around two dozen out of a total of over 200 perinatal centres in Germany can feed their premature patients with milk from donor milk banks. Mother’s milk gives premature infants and sick newborns an optimal start in life, but when they cannot have their own mother’s milk, a donor milk bank can save lives. The recently established Donor Milk Bank Initiative (FMBI, after the German acronym) calls on politicians, authorities, health insurance companies and hospitals in Germany to ensure that all patients in need are able to benefit from safe donor milk. Read more >>
EMBA were delighted to hear from Olga Loukoyanova of the opening of a second milk bank in Russia in the city of Ufa in the Republic of Bashkortosan. Read more >>
EMBA announces the forthcoming 2018 General Assembly including elections for the membership of the Board of Directors. Read more >>
The main aim of this 1-day event is to provide a new opportunity to present relevant research however it will also enable delegates to network and potentially form collaborations for future projects. Read more >>