The Screening Process

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  • An initial minimum donation of 100 ounces is required to begin the prescreening process

  • Every bottle/bag has remained frozen since collection and is clearly labeled with the date collected, including the year

  • No donated milk has been frozen for longer than 8 months

  • All the milk was collected before the baby’s second birthday.

Getting Started

  1. Visit the Mother’s Milk Bank of Tennessee website.
  2. Complete prescreening form.
  3. Schedule your phone screening interview.
  4. Complete donor application. After your phone screening interview, you will be given a donor application to complete if you meet the criteria to proceed in the process. Obtaining your doctor’s consent will be a part of the application.
  5. Bloodwork. You will have a blood test covered by MMBTN.

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Schedule a Drop-off with Shults

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Next Steps

After you have completed all of the steps laid out by MMBTN you can contact our office in Knoxville to schedule a drop-off time.


Contact Us

We will not be able to accept any milk at our Knoxville location without an appointment.

Give us a call (865) 670-1560 Monday through Friday 7am to 6pm. Saturday 8 am to noon.


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Additional Resources

At this time, Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee (MMBTN) distributes exclusively to PHDM to neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).

Follow the link below to see a list of resources that we believe would be helpful for the women and babies of East Tennessee.

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