Request Milk As A Hospital

If you are an established NYMB customer, please submit your order request with the purchase order to [email protected].


If you are not an established customer and do not have a tissue bank license for human milk, click here to apply to obtain a New York State milk bank license. In New York, donor milk is considered a tissue and hospitals in New York must be licensed by the New York State Department of Health. There is no fee for the license.

If you need assistance filling out the forms and/or more information about establishing a milk bank, please fill out the form below. 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Obtain support from Neonatology and Hospital Administration
    • NYMB can offer a presentation to your hospital staff and administration 
    • Please include: nurses, lactation, neonatologists, pediatricians, tissue bank, purchasing & billing
  2. File an Application with NYSDOH 
    • Forms 2973, 2973C
    • Submit completed forms to NYSDOH
  3. Add The New York Milk Bank as a Hospital Vendor
    • Request vendor application from purchasing department and email to [email protected] for completion 
    • Review and sign NYMB contract 
  4. Add Pasteurized Donor Human Milk (PDHM) to Hospital Tissue Bank License
    • Contact your Tissue Bank Compliance Officer to add donor milk 
  5. Create a Donor Milk Hospital Policy 
    • Establish criteria for receiving, storing, dispensing, tracking PDHM
    • Procedures for storing, handling and dispensing PDHM are similar to those for mothers’ own milk
  6. Designate Storage & Distribution Location
    • PDHM can be stored on a separate shelf or compartment in the same freezer where mother’s own milk is stored or in a separate freezer 
  7. Establish a Milk Tracking System
    • Track receipt and distribution of PDHM
  8. Designate and Train Personnel
    • Nurses or milk technicians
    • PDHM is handled similarly to mother’s own milk 
  9. Order Milk
    • NYMB will provide forms for ordering PDHM
  10. Provide Consent Forms and Patient Education Materials
    • Informed consent
    • NYMB will provide rack cards and informational handout for recipient families
  1. Obtain support from Neonatology and Hospital Administration
    • NYMB can offer a presentation to your hospital staff and administration 
    • Please include: nurses, lactation, neonatologists, pediatricians, tissue bank, purchasing & billing
  2. Add The New York Milk Bank as a Hospital Vendor
    • Request vendor application from purchasing department and email to [email protected] for completion 
  3. Review and sign NYMB contract 
  4. Create a Donor Milk Hospital Policy 
    • Establish criteria for receiving, storing, dispensing, tracking PDHM
    • Procedures for storing, handling and dispensing PDHM are similar to those for mothers’ own milk
  5. Designate Storage & Distribution Location
    • PDHM can be stored on a separate shelf or compartment in the same freezer where mother’s own milk is stored or in a separate freezer 
  6. Establish a Milk Tracking System
    • Track receipt and distribution of PDHM
  7. Designate and Train Personnel
    • Nurses or milk technicians
    • PDHM is handled similarly to mother’s own milk 
  8. Order Milk
    1. NYMB will provide forms for ordering PDHM
  9. Provide Consent Forms and Patient Education Materials
    • Informed consent
    • NYMB will provide rack cards and informational handout for recipient families
  10. Questions? Please contact [email protected] or 212.956.MILK (6455)