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Mothers selling breast milk . . . to men

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In California and New York, the sale of breast milk is illegal. (Courtesy of Human Milk Banking Association of North America)

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In certified milk banks, pasteurization kills viruses and bacteria. (Courtesy of Human Milk Banking Association of North America)

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“Young mother, healthy, nonsmoker, sells breast milk for $1.50 an ounce.” Although the practice is highly discouraged by health organizations, an online market has developed for breast milk--not for sale to mothers, but to adult men with a breast milk fetish.


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