Monday, January 15, 2007

Shannon Henry - Banking on Milk -

Shannon Henry - Banking on Milk - "Banking on MilkOptions Are Growing for Women Who Can't Breast-FeedBy Shannon HenrySpecial to The Washington Post
Tuesday, January 16, 2007; Page HE01
Topaz Weis, 44, and Christie Allen, 27, two mothers in Burlington, Vt., met each other when Weis was looking for supplemental breast milk to feed her baby, and Allen had an oversupply to offer. Weis even gave Allen a key to her house so she could place the precious white bags directly in the freezer."...

This article addresses Human Milk Banking Association of North America milk banks, private internet arrangements, and for-profit companies set up to market and distribute human milk.