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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…

Reducing breast, ovarian cancer and childhood leukemia risk by enabling women to breastfeed

Abstracts: AACR Special Conference: Improving Cancer Risk Prediction for Prevention and Early Detection; November 16-19, 2016; Orlando, FL Abstract In reproductive physiology, lactation follows pregnancy. In traditional populations, children continue to breastfeed for 3 to 4 years, suggesting that sustained lactation is the biological norm. However, cultural norms are markedly different; while breastfeeding rates in…

Breasts and Body Image

Many women regard their breasts as important to their sexual attractiveness, as a sign of femininity that is important to their sense of self. A woman with smaller breasts may regard her breasts as less attractive. Source: Breast Size Perception and Satisfaction, Body Image, and Psychological Functioning in Caucasian and Asian American College Women, by Elissa Koff & Amy Benavage, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1018802928210…

Inhibit the Feedback Inhibitor of Lactation. Let it Flow.

Please follow Mikalah Hodges (IG @mikalah66, Twitter @HodgesMikalah, lactationstation2020.com). She brings a wealth of information on lactation for every purpose under the sun– yes, including ANR, as she’s very supportive of our lifestyle. A board-certified lactation consultant and 53 year old grandmother who successfully induced lactation two years ago and is still producing, I know…

History’s Altruistic Story of a Daughter Breastfeeding Her Father

How it influenced the baroque painters By Kamna Kirti This is an exemplary story of a woman Pero who secretly breastfed her imprisoned father Cimon who was starving to death in prison. The selfless devotion of Pero to nourish his father Cimon at her own breast is called “Roman Charity”. It is history’s most altruistic story of honoring one’s parent. History of Roman…

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…

The Art of Suckling: The Proper Latch [from Bountiful Fruits]

Disclaimer: Material on Bountiful Fruits do not necessarily reflect the views of Christ-centered ANR. Although Married Milkmaid and I are both professing Christians and passionate ANR advocates, our blogs aren’t exactly identical in mission. I do, however, enthusiastically support her efforts to normalize this beautiful lifestyle. We are born with the instinct to suckle. From…

When Did Bare Breasts Become Taboo?

Caution: Source NSFW Topless Kate Middleton photos would have been socially acceptable in some eras. A French judge ordered the magazine Closer to turn over topless photos of Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, on Tuesday. Attorneys for the magazine argued unsuccessfully that the photographs were not an invasion of privacy because bare breasts are no longer taboo in…

Five Nineteen Day: Adult Nursing Relationship (ANR): How to Induce Lactation for my Husband

By Sonya Schwartz Among the many … kinks we might all be aware of, adult nursing relationships are one of the ones currently seeping its way out into the open and becoming slightly less taboo. The interesting thing is, although adult nursing might be considered a fetish, it’s not actually always sexual. Lots of people choose…

Nursing pads

To prevent leakage between nursing sessions.   Medela Safe & Dry, best nursing pads for heavy leaking: Washable:   Reusable cloth nursing pads: Tips For Using Nursing Pads Make sure your nipple is clean and dry. Add a thin dab of nipple cream, if you’re using it. If it’s a disposable, peel off the backing…

Should You Pursue Happiness?

It’s deep in the heart of every human being. It wanders around in your soul, waiting to be satisfied. The way you pursue it will set the trajectory of your life story. It is everyone’s quest but, in this world, no one’s destination. I’m talking about your desire to be happy. Whether people know it…