New mothers are told again and again that breast milk is the healthiest food for babies. But not all mothers are able to nurse.

Some of them have discovered they can still give their babies the benefits of breast milk by feeding them milk donated by other moms. And they're finding those moms on Facebook. The federal government thinks that's a bad idea, but that's not stopping the milk-sharing.

 

Read More: http://www.npr.org/2011/01/24/133110199/moms-who-cant-nurse-find-mi...

 

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I have made a couple connections through Eats on Feets for donor milk for my daughter. I also have a couple friends who pump here and there for us. I am so grateful for it since I have trouble producing enough milk and really want to stick with just breastmilk. As for the milk bank, we have one but at $4.25 and ounce it is way out of my range.

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