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Doctors warn against buying breast milk on Facebook

More moms are following the recommendation by obstetricians and pediatricians to give their infants breast milk. Right now eight out of ten moms choose to breastfeed.

“There are antibodies, vitamins, minerals, and everything that comes from a natural source for the babies to help protect them and help them grow,” said Dr. Karol Hyjek a pediatrician at Rochester General Hospital.

But some mothers do not have enough milk. So they are turning to groups of nursing moms who are selling their breast milk on Facebook. The though of buying breast milk online can be scary.

“I feel like there is so many dangers in buying somebody else’s breast milk that is specifically designed for their infant,” said Adriana Aleman-Crane.

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