Yesterday our first batch of milk was donated to the twins in Rossendale. They are 4 weeks older than Evelyn and their mum has had a problem with supply and now has thrush so is trying to pump and bottle feed them both. 371 more words
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TRENTON, N.J. – It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow’s milk and 15 times more than coffee. 907 more words
Florida’s getting it’s first-ever mother’s milk bank, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.
The addition to the Human Milk Banking Association of North America will mean that new mothers needing breast milk won’t have to receive overnight shipments of breast milk sent from states such as Texas or Colorado. 133 more words
When corporate interests commodify women’s bodies, there’s no way to avoid exploitation. Good intentions aside, this system doesn’t put the power in women’s hands. Women who are suffering might end up having to sell their nutrient-rich breast milk, and feed their own babies low-cost, low-quality formula. 141 more words