Nidhi Parmar Hiranandani has donated over 40 litres of milk since May this year. Despite social taboos and awkward silence around it, she will continue pumping as long as she can.
Breast Milk Could Hold Clues to Coronavirus Protection. This New York City Researcher Wants to Study Yours.
She's examining whether the antibodies lingering in human milk can protect babies — and perhaps even adults one day — from coronavirus.
I spoke with eight women who had to lean on their own scientific expertise to guide them through one or more pregnancies while working in a laboratory.
Besides helping mothers feed their children, some companies are providing breast milk supplies to families who can't produce them on their own.
But maybe never wanted to ask anyone.
Ambrosia Labs claims to be the first company to export human breast milk to the US. Its founders say their business model is beneficial to mothers in Cambodia, but advocates fear they're exploiting vulnerable women.
It didn't feel right to steal from a baby.
Jennifer Mulford is taking a little time off work to focus on maintaining the nurturing bond she shares with her boyfriend—a bond fueled by breast milk.
Why not to buy bodily fluids off a random stranger you met online.