What Makes Breast Milk So Healthy?

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

For most of us, the first food we consumed in this world was our mother’s breast milk. Anthony & Laci break down what’s so healthy about it, and why drinking it can give babies a leg up.

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33 comments

Edgareo1204 August 18, 2013 - 12:29 AM

Lol

Suntiandcrew August 18, 2013 - 6:12 AM

breast milk also carries everything a human body needs, so technically we can sustain ourselves on breast milk alone as well xD

BecomingAdrian August 27, 2013 - 5:23 AM

Rundown of Facebook vid:

Anthony: URGGGHHHHHHHH!
Laci: I've had worse.
Anthony: Have you? When?!
Laci: Let's not get into that.

Carl Enerz September 22, 2013 - 8:53 PM

Breastfeeding also creates an stronger bond be twin the child and the mom.

DesoKPB October 13, 2013 - 2:59 PM

<3 boobs c:

Pamone Brewshire October 14, 2013 - 6:44 AM

wtf is up with the porno music?

SuperKnowledgeSponge October 15, 2013 - 12:47 AM

it is tasteless I think

Tom October 24, 2013 - 2:22 AM

is it just me or are baby's scary

DanielPasten October 24, 2013 - 7:10 AM

Dat music :)

DanielPasten October 24, 2013 - 7:11 AM

BOOBIE MAGIC !!!!!!!!!

Laura Kinley October 24, 2013 - 8:39 AM

its just you

REDTEAM22003 October 24, 2013 - 9:35 AM

has anyone try bull's milk?

Tom October 25, 2013 - 12:51 AM

it's

Hwang Mi Hee October 28, 2013 - 2:34 PM

I see…..What you did there.

Dorion White November 1, 2013 - 2:20 AM

ALMOND MILK FTW XD

Max Shmelly November 2, 2013 - 2:54 PM

its just uncommon, some people are wierded out by the uncommon…

M̶o̷n̶S̷t̴e̸R̵ ̸MaN̡gL͡eR̢ December 14, 2013 - 12:55 AM

Human breast milk can taste different depending on what the mom had to eat recently, but in general tastes like watery, slightly sweet milk.  It's rather similar to rice milk, actually, and (if you're a baby), nice and warm.

Toyota Lover December 14, 2013 - 8:12 AM

Why do some women grow natural big breast???? I don't really understand.

Marixsa1995 December 14, 2013 - 11:14 AM

yey for boobies

Kylan Walker February 4, 2014 - 8:10 AM

Luckily I can remember what it tastes like, to me it had this kind of bitter sweet taste. Kind of like if you get normal cows milk on old paper. 

Barry Burton March 12, 2014 - 7:22 AM

According to a recent study, more adults are more willing to consume human breast-milk than in the past centuries. That means that one could start a factory-farming business that would house several thousand pregnant women who would be employed to have their breast-milk extracted for consumption of the masses. This would not only widen the variety of foodstuffs available, but also create valuable jobs for pregnant and nursing women who often face financial difficulties.

iDice Kingkaiserzap March 17, 2014 - 11:42 AM

Woman's breastmilk can prevent asthma ehh ;)

Anthony Walters March 18, 2014 - 11:07 PM

lol very informative and hilarious lol

Moises Castro March 30, 2014 - 6:18 AM

Now the real question is: Is semen healthy? and if so why?

brileeka March 31, 2014 - 10:09 AM

I was breast feed until i was 2 and a half and I still have asthma. 

dreamsdo cometrue April 9, 2014 - 10:58 AM

If human breast milk were so amazing then why do we drink the cow's,? why don't we  make business out of lactating mothers instead of lactating cows???

Dennis Liu April 12, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Laci's hair is all over the place lol

Devil's Advocate April 22, 2014 - 5:29 PM

Laci's babies are very lucky.

lexifantastiq May 19, 2014 - 7:00 AM

I really want to watch the other video, but I don't think their Facebook page exists any more :(

Shavi Rajhans November 13, 2017 - 1:02 PM

Mother’s milk is the best food for human babies.
Comparison of Human Milk Nutrition to Goat's Milk & Cow's Milk.

https://www.dmxdeepinsight.com/public/publish?q=ecdb3604-be25-4e4c-a28c-65b07c9f0dd981egztuta2ir2rkfvjmk

Marc Joseph May 21, 2018 - 3:08 AM

0:16 the guy is the reason to why I have Depression

ALPHA FOX June 3, 2018 - 3:15 PM

it does not matter how many benefits boobs make, i just like the packaging when they r young

Taxtro March 4, 2021 - 4:10 AM

Disgusting.
I'm staying with my fried human placentas.