posted on May, 13 2010 @ 02:13 AM
Doctor Pamela Berens, of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, worries that adults using donor milk will deplete an already limited supply.
"Right now we don't have enough breast milk for our donor milk banks for the premature infants who we have such wonderful data about the benefits,"
Proven benefits or not, Cohen is such a believer that when his own cancer doctor wouldn't give him a prescription, he found a doctor who would.
Breast milk from a milk bank runs an average of $3 an ounce. Insurance does not cover the costs for adult consumption.