We are a non-profit group with the primary goal of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding within Kamloops and the surrounding communities.
We strive to provide current, accurate breastfeeding information your family can depend on. We aim to:
Our vision is to have breastfeeding mothers and families able to get accurate information and timely support in the hospital, at home, in public places, and at work in order to meet their breastfeeding goals.
Did you know that Interior Health has a Breastmilk Depot in Kamloops. If you have more milk than your baby needs, you can donate it to BC Women’s Milk Bank and give the gift of life.
You must be healthy and not taking any medicine. Contact BC Women’s Milk Bank to get screened http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/labour-birth-post-birth-care/milk-bank/donating-milk.
Once you have been screened, You can drop of your donations at 519 Columbia St, Kamloops.
Celebrating Breastfeeding Week: October 1-7th. BMIK is holding a Breastfeeding Challenge in association with the Quintessence Foundation. The first Saturday in October 2018.
BMIK is encouraging individuals to write to Interior Health to request reinstatement of the Lactation Consultant at RIH and to put a Milk Depot in the community.
For more information go the Baby Friendly page and Milk Depot page.