Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Breast milk black market booming in Australia...

A black market in breast milk is booming as parents Down Under are desperate to feed their babies the natural elixir.

They are being charged up to 1000 dollars a litre on the Internet.

Breast milk provides antibodies that protect babies against diseases and is especially important for premature babies.

One of the mothers contacted the Gold Coast based Mother's Milk Bank to ask what the real "going rate" was for breast milk after online sellers sought an exorbitant amount when she placed a web advert seeking human milk. More...

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