Medical experts have cautioned people about inherent risks related to sharing breast milk after the response of many thousands of mothers who have registered on milk sharing websites.
Mothers who experience a problem with breastfeeding look to connect with websites offering help. For instance, The Facebook page 'Human Milk 4 Human Babies' has become popular as way to get to know contacts of wet nurses.
AdvertisementThe page is hugely popular and has attracted the membership of more than 4000 Australian members. Doctors have cautioned about the risk of infectious diseases from sharing unscreened milk with strangers.
It is good to approach authentic breast milk banks which operate in Australia that provide screened and pasteurized human breast milk for babies in neonatal intensive care units in hospitals.