Additionally, black-market breast milk may contain other pathogens that cause serious infectious diseases, such as hepatitis and syphilis.Since some diseases do not have symptoms, a woman may not even be aware that she is infected when she sells her milk.
But, is drinking breast milk really a healthy alternative for adults — or simply a fetish?
that she wanted to start an “adult breastfeeding relationship” with her partner Brad Leeson after reading about the bond breastfeeding could create between two people.
Mulford was so committed to the idea that she took time off from her job as a bartender to induce lactation by dry-feeding Leeson and pumping her breasts every two hours, as if she was feeding her own baby.
She worked to increase her production of milk with flaxseed and oatmeal., conducted by the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil, collected information on breastfeeding from babies born in Brazil in 1982.
The study interviewed 5,914 new mothers and then followed 68 percent of their infants into adulthood to age 30.