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Breast Milk Sharing

The Importance of a Breast Milk Bank

Well Rounded NY | Posted 02.25.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Breastfeeding is a hot topic, as controversial as it is natural. But breast milk banks exist outside the fray. The banks exemplify a purely positive effort mother to mother that highlights our capacity to "share the health," according to the Mother's Milk Bank Northeast's logo.

5 Milk Sharing Myths Busted

Aunchalee Palmquist | Posted 02.22.2016 | Parents
Aunchalee Palmquist

"Milk sharing" is a colloquialism for the gift economy of expressed breast milk. Human Milk 4 Human Babies, Eats on Feets, and hundreds of other onlin...

Blood, Pills, and Black Markets

Donna A. Patterson | Posted 12.03.2014 | World
Donna A. Patterson

Recent reports illuminate a growing black market trade in blood from Ebola survivors. Those with the desire and resources are buying blood in hopes of curing current infections or stockpiling for future infections.

Another Trip Down Mammary Lane

Marc Leandro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Marc Leandro

Given that we don't have the equipment to breastfeed, we considered our options and saw donated milk as the best path. Having turned out just fine we had no strong aversion to formula -- it seemed though, that if possible to feed our little human babies human milk, that made more sense than processed milk from a cow.

Catherine Pearson

Is It Really Possible To Purchase Safe Breast Milk Online?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Parents

In recent years, the buying and sharing of breast milk online has grown in popularity, but little is known about the safety of the practice. A new...