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Jennifer Aniston admits to drinking her bestie’s breastmilk….

Jennifer

Two days ago Jennifer Aniston admitted to drinking her best Molly’s breast milk on the Jimmy Kimmel live show. Jimmy Kimmel who also happens to be the best friend’s husband dug further and Jennifer opened up about being involved during many of her friend’s labour and births. Jennifer called childbirth a,’miracle’ and expressed how disappointed she was to not be present a month ago when her friend Molly gave birth to baby Jane.

Jimmy the show host did not seem grossed out at all as he asked her about the taste to which Jennifer replied “It’s sweet, it’s almost coconut-milky.” Jennifer also mentioned during the interview that it was indeed one of those milk that could be consumed without guilt and by the sound of things it seemed she enjoyed herself…well each to their own as they say.

Whilst some people might be slightly disgusted by this (including myself), There are many people out there…grown ups who enjoy having breast milk as part of their diet because of its many health benefits. In 2011 a restaurant based in London’s Covent Garden became the first ever restaurant in the UK to sell ice cream made from breast milk. This dessert was rightly named Baby Gaga (but i think the name may have changed due to being sued by lady Gaga?) Anyway the owner of the company started this idea as he thought it was good enough for babies then it would be good enough for everybody. According to the BBC report which you can find on the link below, the donor known as Mrs Hiley would express on the spot then the milk would be pasteurized and made into ice cream and then sold for per serving £14.

Mrs Hiley used to get paid £15 for every 10 ounces of milk she donated to the company and said it was a great “recession beater” as she was able to make extra cash suing her best ‘assets’ as she called it.

In 2010 a top restaurant owner and Chef Daniel Angerer revealed his recipe of cheese made from his wife’s breast milk and was happy to welcome those curious for taster sessions…okay i am lost for words here but you can read more and get the recipe on the link below from the Guardian.

Well what can i say here…live and let live as the saying goes but still i think drinking breast milk is a very odd thing to do mind you that may be due to what i have been brought up to deem as normal. I cannot even see anything in the Bible that talks about adults drinking breast milk however the closest thing i could find is in Proverbs 5:19 where it reads as follows:

A loving doe, a graceful deer—
    may her breasts satisfy you always,
    may you ever be intoxicated with her love.

I know the above applies explicitly to husbands and a wives so whilst husbands and wives keep each other busy doing whatever they do hint hint  i will stick to good quality cow’s milk thank you!

 

 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-12569011

http://www.theguardian.com/world/richard-adams-blog/2010/mar/09/breast-milk-cheese-new-york

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I think its time to ditch the baby sling

ImageBaby slings are known to come in handy and my Graco baby carrier has served us so well. From the time my baby Shalom was born i knew i would used it more than i did with my first. I needed something that i could use with ease whilst taking my oldest to nursery drop off,pick up and even church. When Shalom was born i also purchased a hauck freerider double buggy. This is a lovely buggy with a generous rain cover but i often felt uneasy on the bus as it takes the space of nearly 2 buggies and sometimes other parents are not as patient. Grace has grown too and it is becoming more difficult to push the hauck so it has to go unfortunately. The hauck has also served its purpose but i think it would be best suited for children with similar weight who are also close in age.For months i have been using the sling and other mums have praised me for being brave enough to carry her on the sling beyond 6 months. For me it has not been about the age but rather the weight. It does say not to be used beyond 9 kilos and miss Shalom has grown and put some good weight on (not as much as i would like as still refusing non breast milk). I have started feeling more pain and pressure around my chest,neck and shoulders and i do not think i am doing both of us any favours so the other day i looked around on good old gumtree.com to see if i could find a joovy caboose. It seems like it would be perfect as Miss Grace can always sit on the bench or stand on the board whilst Shalom sits at the front. I have searched high and low for the ultralight joovy but it does not seem widely available within the UK. This buggy seems to be mostly available in America:( so i am hoping something will come through on gumtree soon because the sling is ready to go to the old sling’s home lol. Shalom is now over 10 kilos plus  and i am just not enjoying the sling any more but i know i will miss having my baby close to me as well as being able to keep her calm whilst out and about. I will certainly also miss being guaranteed a bus journey because 2 buggy rule never applies.