We all know that blood banks help save lives, but one D.C. councilmember says a breast milk bank in the District could help get young lives off to a good start.
Researchers have found that breastfeeding may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease in women who do so with their newborn children, a new study states.
“American women have the highest amount of flame retardant in their breast milk…we’re selling these women that breast milk is the second coming,” says Drescher. “Breasts are like big sponges.”
The 22-month initiative is receiving funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other groups.