Eats for Feets also provides all sorts of information on a topic that makes some people unreasonably queasy. Today's fun facts:
- If you bottle breast milk, don't shake it! If you do, you'll mess up the molecules. Really!
- There is no documented case of HIV transmission from a single shot of breast milk. Chemicals in breast milk work with time and cold to destroy HIV in expressed breast milk. But if you're sharing breast milk, you should still ask suppliers about their health background.
- Various studies find that if we humans behaved more like our primate relatives, we would wean our offspring from breast milk at age 5 or later.
But be careful, ladies: the dairy industry hates competition.