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Contact: Gina Bericchia
Gina.Bericchia@NationwideChildrens.org
614-355-0495
Nationwide Children's Hospital

It Is not Safe to Buy Breast Milk Online for Your Baby

Caption: Buying and selling breast milk online is growing in popularity, but a new study spotlights serious safety concerns. Researchers at Nationwide Children`s Hospital bought and tested 100 samples online and found that 75 percent was contaminated with high levels of disease-causing bacteria.

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