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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”…