Jeff just can't get enough of his wife Michelle, especially after she has had a baby. Their two children -- aged 2 and 8 months -- come first, but their father happily waits for her leftover attention. Jeff is into breast feeding.
Nevada's annual Burning Man Festival is known for its outlandish outfitsart installationsand attendees. But at this year's festival, one participant did something that seems wild even for Burning Man: Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal — the controversial founder of period underwear company Thinx — gave out her breast milk to other adult attendees. Some wanted it for their coffee to make lattes.
You may have heard of all sorts of weird fetishes but what may come as a surprise to many is the fact that there is an increasing interest amongst Indian men about breastfeeding. Some time back, a Google study found that the topic: 'My husband wants me to breastfeed me,' is one of the hottest topics on the Internet. According to Google data scientist amusingly most of these searches come from India.
The breast milk black market is lucrative and booming, as the nourishment for babies has become increasingly popular among some men who believe drinking it improves athletic performance or can cure life-threatening and chronic diseases such as cancer and erectile dysfunction. Some men who buy breast milk on the black market also claim to be fulfilling a fetishistic need, while others say it is a "clean" source of protein or contains antibodies that could boost the adult immune system. Check out these real classified advertisements on Only the Breasta website that connects lactating women with buyers, many of whom are men, not mothers. Young white professional male, DDF looking for same.
Adult nursing — the act of breastfeeding another adult — has been documented for centuries. To modern eyes it all sounds a little bit, well, strange. We generally consider breastfeeding to be restricted to mothers and babies.
My friend Marina attaches the suction cup of the breast pump to her nipple and presses the button. The mechanical noise from the pump mixes with the sounds of advertising executives having lunch. Marina has a two-year-old daughter who's starting to wean, and I've come by her office to have lunch with her and drink some of her breast milk.
New mothers hear the phrase "breast is best" from conception until the first several months of their baby's lives - and that's usually the end of it. In the US increasing numbers of adult men are turning to breast milk for its supposed health benefits, convinced that it's the secret to big muscles and a strong immune system. While this may disturb many, the adult fans of breast milk swear its health properties are second to none.
I'm a year-old college student living in the beautiful town of Honolulu, Hawaii. I have been suffering from dust mite allergies since I was a child. A couple of years ago, a doctor recommended a handful of remedies and prescriptions like saline sprays and antihistamines Benadryl, Allegra but none of them worked for me.