The Dangers of Buying Breast Milk Online

Posted by Melanie Mouzoon, M.D., F.A.A.P. on Apr 11, 2015 10:27:00 AM

Breastfeeding provides so many natural benefits for your baby, but for some moms, breastfeeding is not an option – even after consultations with lactation specialists. Faced with the realization that they cannot breastfeed their child, some new moms are now turning to the internet for help. You want what’s best for your baby – that’s why it is so important to know that buying breast milk, especially online, is almost never in the best interest of your child. The online purchase of breast milk is not regulated and therefore poses several potential threats to your newborn.

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Topics: Breastfeeding, breastfeeding problems, breastfeeding questions answered, breast milk, online milk banks, mother's milk cooperative

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