Don’t buy breast milk on the Internet, and other helpful tips
By Laura Sanders, 13:55 PM October 29, 2013
Last week was a bad week for breast milk. On Monday, news broke that the bulk of this “liquid gold” sold on the Internet was actually teeming with bacteria. In undercover sting mode, scientists bought and tested samples of breast milk from popular craigslist-like websites, and reported their findings in Pediatrics.
Now that everyone has gotten over the fact that breast milk can be had for around $1.50 an ounce (and of course it can — welcome to the Internet), we can discuss whether it’s a go...
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