An African proverb says that to raise a child takes a whole tribe. To feed a baby does not always need two breasts the biological mother from time to time more are needed. In the case of present human milk banks the proposal is that no biological link between the woman who gives and receive child. Thus, a sort of network weapon of love which ties extends beyond family ties. Children born ahead of time who are saved who lost their mother or malnourished are guaranteed thanks to these centers access to enough food will have an effect on their health in the coming years. Just as our intimates parted care in a lot of arms to those of the mother does not get tired donating milk also makes infant feeding an issue for everybody.


When they operated on my baby we had to make milk more and sometimes wasted. Just then, gave him a friend of mine keeps a baby four months had gastrointestinal cramps problems associated diseases and could not take method when we started taking my milk was improved rapidly the tolerated very well. For me giving is an act of great love. This baby could not be fed with milk from their mother because she left him as soon as he was born and makes me very Happy donate mine. Like this, there are many stories of donation with a happy outcome for both parties. Moms donate makes them good since the more milk is produced more is generated it is a copy of love A liquid substance.

Nurses or nursing mothers

According to historian Felipe, the nursing mothers was for centuries a much sought after service. Some women (black, mulatto and Italian in colonial times) exercised this profession for periods and earned money for breastfeeding of children outside of women in general, high class. . Of course, at that time there was no regulation or intermediary but the choice was arbitrary on the part of families who paid The characteristics of a good nurse is calculated based on trivial issues such as physical appearance.

In the nineteenth century, the exercise of childcare specialization in nutrition of infants and breastfeeding was taken more seriously. In 1914 in Buenos Aires, the Gems Hospital employed four nursing mothers to breastfeed children hospitalized. In this point the craft began to be institutionalized and the nurses were no longer at the expense of families who always treated them more appreciative of the way not stopped being bodies for rent. According to Marcela Nari account in his book “Politics of motherhood and mothering political” 1928 “notices they were placed in newspapers asking nursing mothers and were paid a certain sum of money per liter.

These regulatory frameworks, which women’s bodies are still happening even today in many areas were rife. On behalf of the hygiene and health preservation, the standards did not stop being stained by certain moral power to closing the private sphere familiar. It would be years with feminism in the middle until we could rid of some oppressive places ideal mother.