Friday, January 14, 2005


Moms Sharing Breast Milk Online Causing Concerns

`Mothers looking to buy or sell breast milk are now turning to the Internet as an alternative and that’s causing some concerns for a local milk bank. [..]

The practice of women sharing breast milk is nothing really new. It’s been going on for centuries — dating back to the era of wet nurses. What is new is a phenomenon in which women, often perfect strangers, exchange breast milk through the Internet, in mommy chatrooms, and even through mainstream sites like Craig’s List and eBay.’

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