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My man is BFing for me edit

Posted by on May. 24, 2013 at 8:49 PM
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Question: Would you want your man to breast feed for you? Why or why not

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It has been proven that men can breast feed. So for those who have new borns and have the chance, would you want your man to breast feed for you at times? Yes or No


Edit:

The phenomenon of male lactation in humans has become more common in recent years due to the use of medications that stimulate a human male's mammary glands. Though human males have nipples, it is not so often understood that they also have mammary glands. Ordinarily the mammary tissue is low in volume and cannot be noticed. Under the appropriate hormonal stimulus -- the hormonal stimulus that nature provides to human females when they become pregnant and give birth -- the mammary glands of human males can also produce milk. The volume of milk produced is low relative to that of a lactating female.

Male lactation is most commonly caused by hormonal treatments given to men suffering from prostate cancer. Female hormones are used to retard the production of cancerous prostate tissue, but the same hormones also stimulate the mammary glands. Male-to-female transsexuals may also produce milk due to the hormones they take to reshape their bodies. Extreme stress combined with demanding physical activity and a shortage of food has also been known to cause male lactation. The phenomenon was first studied in survivors of the liberated Nazi concentration camps after World War II. Some American POWs returning from the Korean and Vietnam Wars also experienced male lactation.

It is also possible for males (and females) to induce lactation through constant massage and simulated 'sucking' of the nipple over a long period of time (months).

The phenomenon of male lactation occurs in some non-human species, and the lactating males may assist in the nursing of their infants. One species of fruit bat, the Dayak fruit bat (Dyacopterus spadiceus), is notable for this reason. According to several sources, male lactation and even nursing have occasionally been observed in humans.

References

  • Angier, Natalie; New York Times, February 24, 1994. Cr. J. Covey.
  • Francis, Charles M., et al; "Lactation in Male Fruit Bats," Nature, 367:691, 1994.
  • Fackelmann, K.A.; Science News, 145:148, 1994.
  • Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine G.M. Gould and W.L. Pyle [edit]
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mommy_me
by ~The Three B's~ on May. 24, 2013 at 8:50 PM
What fresh new hell is this?



He wouldn't do it and I don't know how I would feel...probably not
IFartGlitter
by on May. 24, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Nope. 

LucyHourglass
by on May. 24, 2013 at 8:50 PM

Hairy nipples. yummy.

TheDoctorsWife
by on May. 24, 2013 at 8:51 PM
I googled it once. It can happen

Quoting mommy_me:

What fresh new hell is this?







He wouldn't do it and I don't know how I would feel...probably not
aphrodite7400
by Silver Member on May. 24, 2013 at 8:51 PM
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who proved that fact?  LOL  and no i wouldnt want him to do it for me

Kaitlin123
by Platinum Member on May. 24, 2013 at 8:52 PM
Ew that's weird!
KristenFowles
by Ruby Member on May. 24, 2013 at 8:52 PM
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 I haven't heard this..

source?

arpazia
by Platinum Member on May. 24, 2013 at 8:52 PM
No.
Not because it's gross or weird, I don't think it is.
That's my thing, that's what I do!
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xtwistedxlovex
by Platinum Member on May. 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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Um...no. His nipples barely exist. He'd probably just about die and then I'd have to work harder babying him than if I had just nursed myself!

If I couldn't and he could, though, sure. Whatever's best for the baby is best for me.

KristenFowles
by Ruby Member on May. 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

 Ah yes, because everything is true on the internet.

Quoting TheDoctorsWife:

I googled it once. It can happen

Quoting mommy_me:

What fresh new hell is this?







He wouldn't do it and I don't know how I would feel...probably not

 

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