Sunday, May 07, 2006 Breast Milk For Sale: "Breast Milk For Sale" By Amber Rupinta
(05/07/06 - RALEIGH) - Did you know that you can buy breast milk on the Internet? It's perfectly legal, but is it safe? Mothers, health experts and lawmakers all have opinions and many find it shocking and downright dangerous. Margie Mould runs the Mothers' Milk Bank at WakeMed and knows the risks that can come with stranger's milk. 'Babies could get very sick if they're exposed to viruses or even HIV& things like that can be passed through breast milk because it is a body fluid.' The bodily fluid often called the perfect source of nutrition for babies is now a booming business at milk banks like WakeMed's. 'We send out about 8 to 10 thousand ounces a month,' Mould explains. ..."

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