Have you ever thought about sharing the extra milk in your freezer? Or found yourself scoping one of the online milk sharing groups when you’ve come face-to-face with supplementation?
During this episode, Heather and Maureen dive into Community Milk Sharing. Direct parent-to-parent sharing of human milk carries a lot of stigma in the medical community, and we don’t see a lot of guidance for parents on how to do this safely. This week the Milk Minute reviews medical and ethical concerns, practical tips, donor interviews, milk pasteurization, and more!
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Listener Question: I just read that exclusively breastfed babies should take iron supplements after 4 months. Is this something most exclusively breastfed babies take?
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Milk Minute Episode Mentions
Facebook Group – Eats on Feets
Facebook Group – Human Milk for Human Babies
Study 1: Buying human milk via the internet: just a click away.
Study 2: Cow’s Milk Contamination in Breastmilk Sold Online
Study 3: Psychosocial Dimensions of Milk Sharing
Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Guidelines on Milk Sharing
ABM Clinical Protocol #8: Human Milk Storage Information for Home Use for Full-Term Infants, Revised 2017
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