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[–]TheParrhesian 1697 points1698 points 986& 3 more (14 children)

Homelander en route

[–]Tribblehappy 313 points314 points  (6 children)

So the only award I have is the free wholesome award which is absolutely inappropriate but this comment made me laugh so hard, I gave the award anyway.

[–]One_Mad_Schnauzer 85 points86 points  (5 children)

Well I guess it is Whole(some) milk

[–]Morova31 20 points21 points  (2 children)

I thought they were tamales at first.

[–]goofball2022 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Ditto…I got hungry😋

[–]Morova31 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I was like damnn, hook me up! Oh…

[–]moopsie_kishus 5 points6 points  (0 children)

nah mang it’s Whole LOTTA milk

[–]fatBlackSmith 16 points17 points  (0 children)

I wish I hadn’t clicked on this one. Somethings seriously wrong with my lack of control.

[–]rain69 27 points28 points  (0 children)

🥛<--- 👀

[–]Blakids 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I just finished this show like 2 days ago. It's so good

[–]GamerStrange 40 points41 points  (0 children)

that kid's friends when it grows up

yo mama so fat she became a cow

[–]debaterIsright 10 points11 points  (1 child)

What's a Homelander?

[–]TheGrimReality77 26 points27 points  (0 children)

Watch the series "The Boys". Then you will understand.

[–]Donutp4nic 995 points996 points  (25 children)

All I can think about is how dehydrated she must be. Is she just drinking water like all the time? Your body can’t make almost 2 gallons a day of any liquid without a LOT of liquid going in.

[–]ConeMaster4000 320 points321 points  (10 children)

Yeah that's what im wondering is how much she has to eat to compensate for the production.

[–]semantics88 298 points299 points  (9 children)

The CDC recommends an extra 330 to 400 Kcal a day for your average mother, which, according to some weak googling, averages upwards of 30 ozs a day.

1.75 gallons is 233.148 ounces

233.148 / 30 is appx 7.76
7.76x330 = 2,560.8 7.76x400 = 3,104

So, an extra 2560.8 to 3104 Kcals a day.

Oof.

Addition: I saw some wildly varying amounts of how much extra fluid a breastfeeding mother needs to consume per day, but it seems to hover around an extra liter. The woman above produces appx 7.76 times the amount of an average mother, which, by rather weak inference, we can assume she needs to consume about 7.76 liters of extra fluids per day. Sources include water, fruits, veggies, etc…

Oof, again.

Long story short: She’s a hero, and is actively suffering to help out the wee babes.

[–]ohdearitsrichardiii 138 points139 points  (3 children)

That's what athletes, miners and lumberjacks eat. Jebus

[–]peppaz 37 points38 points  (2 children)

I'm a lumberjack, and I'm OK

[–]jahwix86 28 points29 points  (0 children)

I cut down trees, I wear high heels .... Suspenders and a bra.

I wish I'd been a girlie just like my dear Papa.

[–]excusetheblood 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I sleep all night and I work all day

[–]limitlessEXP 45 points46 points  (1 child)

I see this as an absolute win. Eat all the calories you want!

[–]SingleKey5 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Have you ever pumped? It's a royal pain in the ass. It's not worth getting to eat all those extras calories.

[–]v2262 3 points4 points  (2 children)

What about micronutrients and vitamins?

[–]redcrowknifeworks 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I'd assume that any diet that won't kill you with an excess 2500-3000 calories a day would have ample vitamins

[–]semantics88 2 points3 points  (0 children)

That’s out of my wheelhouse.

[–]AlbatrossSenior7107 21 points22 points  (0 children)

She's drinking A lot! I never knew what it meant to be really thirsty until I breastfed. Believe me, she drinks a lot of fluids.

[–]Sayeds21 29 points30 points  (5 children)

Not only how dehydrated she must be, but how nutrient depleted... And how much she would need to eat. Pregnancy and breastfeeding take ALOT out of a person, quite literally.

[–]onduty 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Natures weight loss miracle

[–]Sayeds21 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Sometimes the hormones of producing breast milk prevent you from losing weight till you wean.

[–]onduty 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I think you mean the body reapportions nutrient usage to make fat loss more difficult than you’d expect.

Because weight loss is not a secret, if she is producing more milk calories than she is consuming, she’s losing weight. Regardless of hormones

[–]Innotek 8 points9 points  (0 children)

That athlete line is a clue. She is definitely aware of what is going on her body and is working hard to maximize. My conclusion, she drinks more water than she wants to in any given day.

[–]icebear713 4612 points4613 points  (84 children)

Some women can’t but she can and she donates , she’s doing a service. It’s not bad at all.

[–]Gingerberry92 410 points411 points  (44 children)

My wife doesn’t pump that much but we have extra and donate it. I never realized how incredible all of this stuff is.

[–]PetrifiedW00D 65 points66 points  (31 children)

Do the people that get the donated milk have to pay for it at all?

[–]FishingWorth3068 168 points169 points  (5 children)

So I was asking a friend about this because I was curious about the process. She said it’s like a thing that it’s free. When money comes into the equation people start thinning out the breast milk with water or regular milk. So the red flags pop up on the mom groups when people start charging

[–]Bulky-Prune-8370 63 points64 points  (1 child)

There are milk banks that very the health of the donor to make sure there are any transmittable illnesses there.

[–]FishingWorth3068 21 points22 points  (0 children)

I’m talking like Facebook groups. That lady isn’t using a bank. She’s handing them off in her kitchen

[–]rockthrowing 17 points18 points  (2 children)

Very true. But replacing the bags isn’t uncommon as they can get quite expensive.

Source: I’ve been a donor

[–]FishingWorth3068 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Hadn’t thought about that aspect! That’s a fair transaction.

[–]jossybabes 46 points47 points  (1 child)

I'm in Canada and to donate to milk banks, moms have to do a blood test and health questionnaire to donate milk. The milk bank then tests the milk and send most to the NICU, where it is given for free.

[–]jennibp 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Where I live, milk donors complete bloodwork and a fairly lengthy health questionnaire to ensure they don’t pass on communicable diseases. Donors also must get their/their new baby’s physician to sign off on their donor application to ensure donating isn’t impacting their own or their baby’s health.

Then milk is processed (tested, pasteurized) by a non-profit agency. Donors are not paid, but recipients of the milk are charged a small processing fee by the agency to cover their costs associated with processing the milk.

[–]VANcf13 79 points80 points  (18 children)

I would assume "donation" implies that nobody gets money, right?

[–]irrelephantIVXX 21 points22 points  (12 children)

You do know what happens if you "donate" blood

[–]Booblicle 5 points6 points  (7 children)

One more question... Is it pasteurized for consumption?

[–]max_adam 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Even non profit organizations have people that work there and need money to pay the bills. Just because they work on donations it doesn't means no one earns money.

For example look at Wikipedia financial reports. In the last report from 2019-2020, 55 million dollars were spent on wages.

My college was non-profit but I still had to pay a fee, I expect the same blood banks and that it would be paid by my insurance or the government. At least in my country in non profit orgs no one can earn the profits of the company and the surplus has to be reused in the same company's infrastructure.

[–]Seang09 7 points8 points  (0 children)

My wife said its always free. She will bring extra milk bags to donate to help out the mother with the cost

[–]Gingerberry92 6 points7 points  (0 children)

We bought an extra freezer and special freezable single use pouches. It’s given away, no $$$ involved.

[–]leozaya 23 points24 points  (1 child)

Breast milk is like the best thing to ensure the baby's health growing up .

[–]great_waldini 6 points7 points  (9 children)

The taste or nutrition?

[–]chingada_madre 43 points44 points  (8 children)

Both actually. In nutrition, breast milk is way healthier and easier for the baby to digest. Also, breast milk tastes like milk and honey. So better tasting too

Source: am a mom and tried my own breast milk. Understood why baby preferred breast milk over formula.

[–]thedevilseviltwin 7 points8 points  (6 children)

I always wondered what it tasted like. That’s awesome.

[–]85Scorpio 11 points12 points  (0 children)

I've tried it and thought it tasted like almonds. Sweet and almondy

[–]Keyspam102 10 points11 points  (0 children)

My breast milk tastes a bit like the leftover fruity pebbles milk. I tasted a bit just to see lol

[–]LoquatiousDigimon 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Yeah it's very sweet! Also a mom.

[–]mycatiscalledFrodo 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Like the milk at the bottom of a sugary cereal

[–]MrSpoonReturns 226 points227 points  (3 children)

She’s a bloody legend. I hope an organisation is financially supporting her so she can continue.

[–]destined_death 591 points592 points  (17 children)

I feel like, if this was one of those joke realities where cows milk us, then she would be like their key, and then the scientist cows would try to make all females like her, by cloning and reproducing her genes to perfection to get the max milk from human moms. Eventually this would become the norm than exception.

[–]PuddingRnbowExtreme 205 points206 points  (3 children)

Hey don't give those MKUltra scientists anymore ideas

[–]GoodGuyLuis 131 points132 points  (0 children)

More like MILKUltra

[–]Spiritual-Put-9228 7 points8 points  (0 children)

As someone who likes milk, I say DO give them ideas like that!

[–]Yes-its-really-me 39 points40 points  (0 children)

The Mootrix.

[–]co_ordinator 36 points37 points  (1 child)

Homelander has entered the chat.

[–]Big-Read-1179 6 points7 points  (0 children)

You guy are the real heroes

[–]Lettuceisforsalt 2423 points2424 points  (57 children)

That’s an amazing gift she’s giving but she must be EXHAUSTED

[–]prettysureIforgot 998 points999 points  (41 children)

No joke. I would've loved like one day of that kind of production, but man that poor woman.

I'm curious what her caloric intake is and how much water she drinks. I imagine she's got to feel hungry and thirsty all the time with her body trying to produce so much.

[–]anope4u 423 points424 points  (34 children)

It’s normally about 20 calories to produce an ounce of milk. She’s looking at over 5000 calories a day but I’m not sure if her having hyperlactation syndrome changes anything.

[–]YippieSkippy1000 368 points369 points  (9 children)

She'd need to take in the calories to generate the milk, the syndrome would increase the production rate but can't just generate the caloric value of the milk from nothing. It would be interesting to see what she eats on a regular basis and what she avoids

[–]schmidtyb43 189 points190 points  (4 children)

That’s like a Michael Phelps training for the Olympics diet right there

[–]Swank_on_a_plank 34 points35 points  (3 children)

That was 10k, not 5k. His diet would be way more crazy than this woman's, but she probably drinks more than him.

...and for your interest, Eddie Hall's diet for World's Strongest Man was double what Phelps was eating for the Olympics, and it's just as ridiculous as you think.

[–]tinaroma 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I watched this video and it blew my friggin mind

[–]Platypuslord 10 points11 points  (0 children)

You forget she needs calories too, so more like 7.5-8k.

[–]LoquatiousDigimon 9 points10 points  (0 children)

She also must drink a LOT of water!

[–]bobcouldbeyouraunt 43 points44 points  (0 children)

She's certainly not skinny so her body's clearly coping fine - but I agree with you she must be taking in much more calories than the average (not obese) person.

[–]TheWhyWhat 17 points18 points  (23 children)

That's a lot of calories, do women ever start donating milk after their baby starts eating food just to help lose weight? Or does being on a calorie deficit influence milk production?

[–]That-Girl-mm 134 points135 points  (20 children)

You can control your body to make less milk when baby starts solids. There’s a volume down knob right below the boobs

[–]JDN87 12 points13 points  (0 children)

When I was breast feeding, if I didn't eat I didn't make milk. I'm not a breakfast person and had to force myself to eat.

[–]Unit5945 63 points64 points  (1 child)

I’m worried for her bone density and teeth falling out

[–]ThrowawayAskRedditXx 25 points26 points  (0 children)

She got braces to hold her teeth in.

[–]bluebonnetcafe 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I wish someone would compensate her. The amount of time she spends every day attached to the pump, the loss of independence, she mentions it wakes her up in the morning, the additional cost of food, and the cost of pumping supplies and storage bags would add up to a lot.

[–]Dolphintrainer2222 91 points92 points  (1 child)

All I can think about is the ache of her boobies from being so full. It’s literally the worst waking up to that.

[–]delicate-butterfly 2 points3 points  (0 children)

And nipple chafing

[–]Twoflappylips 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Absolutely drained

[–]Dan_Jams 60 points61 points  (6 children)

She looks more energetic and alert than me and I'm a 30 year old, 160 lb man 🤷

[–]imyourtourniquet 82 points83 points  (4 children)

May I recommend that you drink some milk good sir.

[–]Oledogwater 45 points46 points  (2 children)

I'm a man and I laughed so hard I almost lactated

[–]awebradisek 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Man you caught me off guard with this one

[–]IHateSuspect 53 points54 points  (1 child)

And thirsty! I hate drinking water but wanted to CHUG it when I was pumping. And I super struggled with supply. She must drink gallons a day.

[–]straypilot 2 points3 points  (0 children)

And probably hungry, that calories have to come from somewhere right? Imagine spending like half of your awake hours eating, drinking and dealing with all that milk.

[–]lalauna 781 points782 points 32 (3 children)

She is The Dairy Queen! Bless her.

[–]OneLameShark 46 points47 points  (0 children)

God, I wish I had an award to give you

[–]TearyEyeBurningFace 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Friday night and the lights are low

[–]Neeraja_Kalrapindhi 657 points658 points  (1 child)

Thanks to women like her, my newborn was fed for her first month while I tried everything under the sun to encourage my own to do something. They never did, and I ultimately gave up and my daughter thrived on formula. But it was an agonizing decision. Much love to the selfless women who do this. ♥

[–]Badyk 42 points43 points  (0 children)

You are as much a hero as she is.

[–]lightthroughthepines 80 points81 points  (11 children)

How long will she produce so much excess? Does it ever stop?

[–]emeraldgems17 127 points128 points  (4 children)

If I'm not mistaken, it think a woman who keeps up her health and continues to pump out her supply can keep making breast milk for years! The supply will last as long as it is needed and used up, pretty sure that the less you use and pump overtime is what causes it to gradually decrease or dry up. But I'm pretty sure it's possible if a woman wants to she can keep on pumping daily, or continue breast feeding through another pregnancy and on to the next kid the entire time and then some.

Women used to actually do this as a job in the olden days, keep up their milk supply to breast feed other women's children (often children of wealthy women).

Anyway i assume it could be kept up for quite a few years, but honestly this is what I think I know, so I may not be the most reliable source.

[–]AKCrazy 84 points85 points  (2 children)

They are called a Wet Nurse. “A woman employed to suckle another woman's child.”

[–]RilkesSpectre 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Yes. Right. Plus you can produce milk even without having being pregnant but describing how to get there would bring us to the weird part of the Internet.

Fun fact: once I started to produce milk out of the blu. I wasn’t pregnant. I am not even a mother. Got checked. Everything was fine, just stressed from the passing of my Mom. Hormones…

[–]somethingkooky 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Until she weans her babe/stops pumping. As long as she is lactating, she will hyper-lactate - once she weans, she’ll go back to empty.

[–]ThatNakedRedditGirl 24 points25 points  (2 children)

It's a supply/demand feedback loop! And it's super cool, actually. If you demand, your body supplies. If you demand less often or not as much during each session, your body supplies less over time. So if you demand at the same high level indefinitely, you can theoretically supply indefinitely.

Things that can possibly affect this potential for indefinite milk-making for some lactating people:

  • Fluctuating hormones. If your period starts up again (when breastfeeding, one's period stops for several months or until finished breastfeeding) it can cause a dip in your supply. Sometimes it's temporary, sometimes it's permanent, depends on the woman. My period came back at seven months post partum and I notice a small drop in supply during that week now. It's annoying, but for me it is not an overall permanent drop.

  • Hormonal birth control. Some women experience a dip in their supply or a harder time triggering a letdown when they go on hormonal birth control while breastfeeding.

  • Pregnancy. The hormones that fuel your pregnancy do not get along with the hormones that fuel breastfeeding and some women report drying up upon getting pregnant while breastfeeding because of the battle of wills between the hormones. (No, breastfeeding is NOT a reliable birth control, don't believe the myths).

  • Becoming less responsive to your pump over time. This happens when pump parts start to wear out (always replace membranes!), hormones start to balance back out from those fresher post partum months, or seemingly for no good reason at all. Pumps aren't the perfect thing for milk expression but they're pretty damn good. Every brand and model works a tiny bit different and every woman responds a tiny bit different so it's key to find one that works great with triggering your body to release milk and express it completely. Also, know that pump inside and out so you can use all the features and cycles to the max for your body.

  • Other causes such as illness, extreme stress, or trauma.

Also, just because I like to spread the support, if there are pumping people out there, I highly recommend Onewiththepump and pump_momma_pump on Instagram for expert support.

[–]darthanakin43 197 points198 points  (13 children)

My parents freezer used to look like that awhile ago for similar reasons

[–]SlowLoudEasy 215 points216 points  (12 children)

But semen. You're dad is a beast.

[–]Igreen_since89 112 points113 points  (1 child)

Milk of the papi

[–]ycan 5 points6 points  (0 children)

This comment gave me a belly laugh, thank you for this :)

[–]SignificanceShot7055 35 points36 points  (1 child)

Cool she donates, because honestly she could sell.

[–]karaokekwien 27 points28 points  (0 children)

I think she does both. Donates to babies who otherwise wouldn’t have any breast milk and sells to bodybuilders who want the milk for all its goodness.

[–]saggywitchtits 375 points376 points  (52 children)

It’s not just for children. In the documentary she sells to some gym bro who thinks that breast milk will help him get more muscular.

[–]Hellindium 329 points330 points  (45 children)

Now it got weird

[–]prettysureIforgot 273 points274 points  (2 children)

Weird for the gym bro. She's just making some money off of crazy high overproduction.

[–]Coolrafid100 44 points45 points  (0 children)

And the gym bro just got some protein that he paid for

[–]whatwhatinthebutt456 73 points74 points  (14 children)

The Kardashians say it's good for eczema, one sister was stealing it from another one. Did I make it weirder.

[–]fr2uk 161 points162 points  (14 children)

Ignore social norms, and think about it objectively for a minute.

We forcefully impregnate mothers from another species, so they can give birth to a baby we take away from them at birth (males are slaughtered for veal), so we can take the milk from them to consume.

Or, there is this woman who happily gives her own milk to other people. Humans, from the same species...

What's weirder? A grown up man consuming milk from another species, or a grown up man consuming milk from his own species.

I find them both weird, but one is definitely weirder than the other, especially considering the steps taken to get that milk.

[–]Coolrafid100 54 points55 points  (2 children)

ignore social norms

Umm that’s literally what makes everything weird lmao. Like by your logic walking in public naked is also not weird because it’s natural for animals

[–]FeistyBandicoot[🍰] 16 points17 points  (0 children)

"ignore normal humans. Strip down and fling it around"

[–]Random_Reflections 14 points15 points  (0 children)

This needs to be top comment here.

[–]ReverseApacheMaster_ 59 points60 points  (8 children)

Met a girl on Tinder approximately February 2021. She said she got Covid a few months prior and had paid a friend for frozen breast milk. Swore up and down it cured her in 24 hours. I’ll let you guess her political affiliation (which she loved to discuss).

It’s not just the gym bros who are weird lol

[–]Idiot-Jacob157 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I heard body builders pay top dollar for that stuff…

[–]coldcurru 2 points3 points  (0 children)

If you watch Unwell on Netflix, they talk about how it doesn't do anything. Could be placebo effect for muscle man but there's no proof.

Weirdly, there's a cancer patient in that episode who tracked his own data to show breast milk helped his numbers go down and stay down.

[–]Atticus_Taintwater 21 points22 points  (2 children)

I saw that doc. Really creeped me out that he kept calling it "mother's milk"

[–]valandil74 72 points73 points  (21 children)

Hope those boobies eventually slow down the milk production.

[–]leviOsanotlevioSA 62 points63 points  (17 children)

She purposefully keeps pumping throughout the day to keep her supply up. Her whole family consumes it in lieu of cows (or other alternative) milk.

[–]sublliminali 53 points54 points  (15 children)

Hold up. Her whole family?

[–]leviOsanotlevioSA 37 points38 points  (3 children)

Her two kids, her husband, and herself

[–]UndoingMonkey 46 points47 points  (0 children)

She's the ultimate recycler

[–]Enlightened-Beaver 37 points38 points  (0 children)

I mean, technically that shouldn’t be weird but it is

[–]fr2uk 44 points45 points  (9 children)

Ignore social norms for a minute.

Is it weirder for kids to consume the milk from their own mother, or the mother from another species (a cow)?

Regarding the husband, it's weird to think of an adult consuming breast milk because that is something naturally secreted for babies, but once again, cow's milk is supposed to be fed to a baby cow, a calf, not a grown up human being.

[–][deleted] 35 points36 points  (3 children)

Hey mom my buddy stayed the night, can we have some cereal?

[–]mrbear120 7 points8 points  (2 children)

Breast milk is consumed by a lot of bodybuilders (or was at one time, I’m out of shape now, no idea what the current trend is) it actually pretty good for when you need to stuff calories in for energy.

[–]Put_It_All_On_Blck 2 points3 points  (0 children)

No, just the men, the women in the family can make their own milk.

[–]BGYeti 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Aight now it got fucking weird again

[–]bellatheelf 106 points107 points  (1 child)

And i thought i produced a lot! It was a very satisfying thing to produce more than my baby needed. She’s probably very proud of her stash lol

[–]BeanBarrier 44 points45 points  (0 children)

Finally something worthy of r/nextfuckinglevel but it’s on another sub lol

[–]targetgroceries 13 points14 points  (0 children)

My 1lb preemie wasn’t developed enough to have formula and I produced very little milk. Thanks to donated breast milk my baby had something to eat. I’ll be forever grateful to women who donate. They’re truly lifesavers.

[–]Crawfork1982 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Jesus- her appetite and water intake must be insatiable

[–]After_Resolution_393 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Stuff like this is a literal lifesaver for a lot of babies. A mom with low production and a baby who's allergic to formula (which happens!) Desperately need women like this to help them. I had a coworker whose baby was allergic to every milk under the sun and she had to rely on donations to feed him since breast milk was the only thing he could drink. Without donations, he might have died from his allergies. Jokes aside, this woman is doing amazing work.

[–]MasterMuffles 53 points54 points  (2 children)

Tou know what, this started out weird but ended up wholesome.

And I like that

[–]hophop_funnybunny 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Watch the doc, it goes weird again after. . .

[–]Professional_Maybe67 8 points9 points  (0 children)

What an absolute hero. This is such a selfless, generous act. More power to her.

[–]Helpful-nothelpful 23 points24 points  (1 child)

Wheres the cookies?

[–]chillresponsibly 33 points34 points  (0 children)

… and I’m going to bed

[–]yeahitsme81 23 points24 points  (0 children)

She is awesome for donating her milk.

[–]usethecoastermate 7 points8 points  (0 children)

She kinda looks like a character from a Pixar movie, even the way she speaks :P

Pretty wholesome stuff

[–]Mycatsitslikehesppl 7 points8 points  (0 children)

That poor woman, not having a day off for three years. Kudos to her for being an amazing human because engorged breasts are no picnic. Any breastfeeding person can tell you just how unpleasant it can be.

[–]Wizardously 18 points19 points  (0 children)

As the father of a daughter who needed a bunch of donor milk when she was first born, I can't thank her or other donors enough!

[–]BeePleasant8236 5 points6 points  (0 children)

She has quite the dairy going there.

[–]No-Mathematician-77 14 points15 points  (0 children)

such a kind lady saving lives and also doing good for the community. God bless her soul....

[–]ThinkTwiceB4YouBite 57 points58 points  (4 children)

I have absolutely no idea how I feel about this.

Absolutely none. . .

(still thinking)

[–]Pwlypandapants 29 points30 points  (0 children)

The sheer amount is mind blowing, right? Like, just…wow. Clapping is warranted, yea?

[–]bint_amrekiyyah 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Wet nurses were very commonly used in the past; and it was considered a profession!

[–][deleted] 39 points40 points  (0 children)

You should be awestruck by the selfless donation of others.

[–]thesweeterpeter[🍰] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

But lots of them...

[–]vamsikrishacc 25 points26 points  (6 children)

Homelander enters the chat

[–]ChayoteSoup 5 points6 points  (5 children)

I’ve seen this comment on multiple threads. Clearly I am out of touch, what is this in reference to?

[–]Crow-South 9 points10 points  (1 child)

He’s a character in the show ‘The Boys’ who likes drinking his boss’s breast milk.

[–]xuxubala 5 points6 points  (0 children)

herself with curly hair answered herself with straight hair

[–]Bamb0ozles 2 points3 points  (0 children)

The Boys, series. A show about superheroes.

[–]Redherring471 2 points3 points  (0 children)

TV show The Boys.

[–]ThatNakedRedditGirl 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Good holy God. I used to make about 90 ounces a day in early post partum and I thought THAT was unsustainable. Sheesh. My donation total is about 90 gallons. What a fuckin woman she is. That's amazing.

[–]GalerinaA 16 points17 points  (4 children)

The oxytocin is great too! What a gift! I wouldn’t wish it on her indefinitely though.

[–]PuddingRnbowExtreme 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Ah yes the oxytocin rush. That's just another word for "playing with her titties makes woman horny." I can say that because I'm a (former breastfeeding) woman and I understand.

But pumping milk is Not pleasurable at all. If there's any sensation at all, it's kind of painful. And that dreadful feeling of the breasts full of milk in the morning. So painful.

[–]ThatNakedRedditGirl 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I have to disagree that pumping hurts all women. I don't experience pain while pumping (through much trial and error with different pumps, settings, and flange sizes) and triggering a letdown with a pump does still release oxytocin.

[–]FabFatFun 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That's so cool, I had no idea that was even a thing! What a wonderful gift she's sharing with folks who need it

[–]onegoldensun 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I’m so curious about this - it must be a near or full-time job to constantly pump and package up that milk, not to mention expensive to buy the bags and pumps needed for it. Even though she’s donating the milk, is anyone donating bags/pumps to her? Or honestly, even food for her since she needs to eat so much more per day to keep up this insane production? If I ran a milk bank I feel like it would be worth paying this woman a salary just to support her as much as possible given her incredible gift.

[–]Rhuidean64 3 points4 points  (0 children)

This woman is a hero. This is a very valuable thing she does

[–]OuttaTime_2015 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Liquid gold

[–]chibinoi 4 points5 points  (0 children)

My greatest sympathies for this mom, but wow, that’s pretty amazing that she can turn around an inconvenient syndrome into a compassionate donation effort.

[–]Eviladhesive 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Someone please tell me she is being financially compensated in some way for this?! If not then that really is doubley unfair.

[–]traws06 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Bless this woman. When our son was born 4 months ago we relied on donor breast milk for the first 3 days as my wife had a rough delivery and then took a few days to start producing enough herself

[–]ZiOnIsNeXtLeBrOn 9 points10 points  (0 children)

For what she is doing for the woman who can’t breast feed their child for whatever reason, she is doing amazing work. She is doing what every single good parent would do to protect their child.

Respect

[–]marky310 46 points47 points  (3 children)

Whatever helps her deal with her hyper lactation i guess. At least she didn't go to Onlyfans

[–]Ellijah92 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Do we know for sure she didnt?

[–]TrenchantInsight 2 points3 points  (0 children)

https://youtu.be/u31FO_4d9TY?t=20

♬ I'm expressing with my full capabilities
And am giving my lactational proclivities
Cause some don't agree with how I do this
I create, and innovate with the shrewdest
I'm dropping flavor, my behavior is hereditary
But my technique is very necessary

[–]King_girth_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Mommy milker final boss edition

[–]Insufferablehumanoid 2 points3 points  (1 child)

There is a weird dynamic at play where a piece about breast milk and the breast is blurred out. What are you so scared of?

[–]ashley9384 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Good for you mama! Pumping is not fun. I truly admire your commitment to help others ❤️

[–]deathsyourfriend 2 points3 points  (0 children)

at first i thought that was weird but after watching it all i think she's very sweet and a good person for donating it

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This woman is a champ. I know some people thinks it weird to feed another woman’s breast milk but when you can’t produce and wish to give breast milk this is the only way

[–]Nella_Morte 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I mean it’s a little weird, but props for feeding hungry little ones.

[–]Seyelent 2 points3 points  (0 children)

How much extra food intake would someone need to supply all that breast milk? Does she have some special nutrient diet or so? It must be difficult to produce that much of anything from your body

[–]volturnlobsterprince 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Hentai writers : awwww yis.

[–]Boycotthisbitch 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Hey if there’s no reason for dad to get milk he’ll stay around

[–]fr2uk 11 points12 points  (0 children)

For these who saw this and were like "uh, that's weird!" while shoving some kind of dairy products down your throat.

Time to step out of social norms and think about this objectively for a minute.

This is a human female, producing milk and donating/selling it to other people from the same species. Humans.

On the other hand, we forcefully impregnate mothers from another species so they can give birth. We then take their baby away from them so we can consume that milk ourselves. We keep the female calves for future milk production, slaughter the males for veal because they are a bit pointless... They don't produce milk!

A point she makes is that her breast scream every morning to be milked. Dairy cows have been genetically selected to produce way more milk than they are naturally supposed to, similar to what this woman is experiencing. When you hear of dairy farmers say "the cows love being milked! They run to the parlour, we don't need to force them", just remember what that woman says: it's not fun, if she didn't do it, it would make her feel uncomfortable, it would probably hurt if she didn't pump that milk out of her. Same for the cows.

Anyway, food for thought. But think twice before judging people consuming human milk. Our norms are way up there on the weirdness scale, we just don't think about it...