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‘Breast milk’ for adults could soon be a $1bn market

Studies suggest that a component of human milk could provide health benefits for grown-ups as well as babies, but some scientists remain sceptical Mother’s milk isn’t just for babies anymore. Global chemical giants DowDuPont and BASF are investing millions to ramp up production of an indigestible sugar found naturally in breast milk. Infant formula makers like Nestle…

Adults are Hiring Wet Nurses to Reap the Health Benefits of Breast Milk — For Themselves

Adults in China are allegedly hiring wet nurses … for themselves! According to a Chinese newspaper, adults in poor health are hiring wet nurses for themselves at the rate of $1,900 to 3,200 a month through a company that also provides nannies, nurses, and tutors.  While it’s likely this story is fabricated, the idea of adults intentionally drinking human…

God’s metaphor of a mother’s comfort

10 “Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad for her,     all you who love her; rejoice with her in joy,     all you who mourn over her; 11 that you may nurse and be satisfied     from her consoling breast; that you may drink deeply with delight     from her glorious abundance.”[a] 12 For thus says the Lord: “Behold, I will extend peace…

A woman’s breasts are her glorious abundance

“that you may nurse and be satisfied     from her consoling breast; that you may drink deeply with delight     from her glorious abundance.”[a] — Isaiah 66:11 Footnotes: Isaiah 66:11 Or breast Notice that the Hebrew word rendered “glorious abundance” (kə·ḇō·w·ḏāh) can also mean “breast.” Same thing with Latin. The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon (dictionary) defines the root word “kabowd”…

Is COVID-19 transmitted through breast milk?

This interim guidance is intended for women who are confirmed to have COVID-19 or are persons-under-investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 and are currently breastfeeding. This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about COVID-19 and the transmission of other viral respiratory infections. CDC will update this interim guidance as needed as additional information becomes available. For…

Honey

True story. I have a sweet tooth. My blood sugar level has been known to spike in the past. Women’s bodies produce sugar. Real sugar. What a shame many women never get to realize their maximum inherent sweetness, both figuratively and literally. I think I’ll  have to invest in a blood glucose meter when I get married,…