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You cannot donate blood while breastfeeding. Pregnancy, giving birth and breastfeeding takes its toll on the iron resources of the mother and you always lose iron during blood donation. Therefore, donating blood is only possible after breastfeeding has ended.

Would you like more information? Please call the free information number for blood donors on +358 800 0 5801 (Mon to Fri from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).