Research shows that breastmilk assists sick and premature babies in their development by:


Some mothers may be unable to  breastfeed because:

This year, Mercy Health Foundation launched the fundraising campaign to establish Victoria's first Breastmilk Bank.

Mercy Health Foundation secures philanthropic support and donations for all areas of Mercy Health so that  we can, first and foremost, provide care.

For us at the Foundation, fundraising is a proud tradition. It is built on successful relationships that recognise fundraising is about people more than money.

To find out more about the Foundation, please visit

We welcome your call on 1300 063729 to discuss making a gift to Mercy Health Breastmilk Bank, or for any further information.


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Mercy Health  Breastmilk Bank will be located at Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg, Victoria.

Mercy Hospital for Women specialises in the treatment of women of all ages and their infants. The hospital is home to the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Victoria and, with your help, Victoria's first Breastmilk Bank!

Click here for more information about the work of Mercy Hospital for Women.