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A Groupon For Breast Milk?

Baby Milk

First Posted: 10/10/11 08:15 PM ET Updated: 12/10/11 05:12 AM ET

Groupon offers deep discounts on food and drink, but historically, breast milk has not been on the menu.

Last week, however, Groupon subscribers in Indianapolis received a $10 pitch for pasteurized donor human milk from the Indiana Mothers' Milk Bank (IMMB). The fine print explained what was going on: philanthropy. People who purchased the deal weren't getting cutthroat bargains on breast milk for themselves; instead, the money raised would be used by the milk bank to offset the cost of providing human milk to premature and sick babies in need.

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Filed by Sarah H. Lee  |