Got milk? No, not the kind you think. In an unusual twist, some men are turning to human milk in a quest to bulk up or improve their health, believing all the benefits it provides to infants can produce similar effects in adults. The trend is puzzling experts who say breast milk is meant for human babies, not human grown-ups. They worry about the safety of drinking milk from donors who are not properly screened.
Can you buy breast milk? More and more women are selling and donating excess breast milk
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Increasing numbers of women who produce more breast milk than they need are handing it over — or selling it — for others to use. Physicians, regulators and others ask: Should sickly, premature babies get access to this milk before healthy ones? Should women be paid for their milk — even if it might lead some to deprive their own infants? Should greater safeguards be required to ensure the safety of the supply?
You guys, I think lactating is one of the coolest things around. I absolutely love being a mammal, and when I had a baby, I was seriously stoked about being able to feed him with my own body. I was determined to breastfeed, and after some hiccups in the beginning, I managed to get quite good at it. But beyond nursing itself, the actual milk was fascinating to me.
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