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Selling Breast Milk Online: What Are The Risks, Rewards And Other Options?

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KHQ's Centers For Investigative Action spoke with the Washington State Department of Health, and a spokesperson told KHQ's Kelsey Watts that the online sale of breast milk isn't regulated at all. KHQ's Centers For Investigative Action spoke with the Washington State Department of Health, and a spokesperson told KHQ's Kelsey Watts that the online sale of breast milk isn't regulated at all.
SPOKANE, Wash. - It's amazing what you can find for sale online these days, so perhaps it's no surprise that a quick search of Craigslist yields several ads from North Idaho to Medical Lake from women wanting to sell their breast milk - some even adding, 'No questions asked.

'KHQ's Centers For Investigative Action spoke with the Washington State Department of Health, and a spokesperson told KHQ's Kelsey Watts that the online sale of breast milk isn't regulated at all. The CDC doesn't consider it a body fluid and there is no oversight.

However, there is also no law against it in Washington and the people who post such ads are doing nothing wrong.But is it safe?

We bought a sample from a woman on Craigslist and had it tested for alcohol, drugs, herpes and Hepatitis B/C. What did we find?

Watch here.
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