The breast milk black market is lucrative and booming, as the nourishment for babies has become increasingly popular among some men who believe drinking it improves athletic performance or can cure life-threatening and chronic diseases such as cancer and erectile dysfunction.
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However websites such as Only The Breast, set up in , and described as the "Craigslist of breast milk" enables mothers to sell their breast milk not only to other mothers who are unable to breastfeed but also to adults. Much of the milk sold on these sites does not meet the standards placed on milk banks, such as pasteurisation which kills germs or testing for disease or contamination. Guidance for Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy.
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