This article states that “human-breast milk is not available for sale.” When I was breast-feeding my children, had I known that my breast milk could help people suffering from disease or that it could have helped scientific research, I certainly would have been willing to donate extra milk. While the concept may raise ethical questions, this might be a worthwhile discussion for scientists.

Janice Knapp-Cordes
Framingham, Mass

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