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Buyer Beware! Doctor recommends against buying breast milk online.

Research Medical Center June 09, 2014

More and more mothers who can’t nurse their babies are turning to online sources to purchase human breast milk. Dr. Casey Tramp, a family practice physician with Goppert-Trinity Family Care and Research Medical Center, says mothers should not buy from online classifieds because there is no way to ensure that the donor mother was screened and that the milk is safe. It’s like playing Russian roulette with a baby's health, she says. Here’s what you need to know before purchasing breast milk online. Watch the full story at KCTV

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