#1 Posted by Kerned (1183 posts) -


#2 Posted by Kerned (1183 posts) -

Someone emailed the Bombcast this week with a story about trying a shot of a friend's breast milk. Would you have a drink of someone's breast milk just to see what it tastes like?

#3 Posted by IBurningStar (2195 posts) -

Yes. Why? Because I'm curious.

#4 Posted by Indiana_Jenkins (409 posts) -

Yes. Why not?

That's basically my thought process.

#5 Posted by pyromagnestir (4382 posts) -

Not that I could pick this option, but why isn't "I already have" a choice?

But I would. I'm a human. I drink cows milk. Is milk that comes from a human really weirder than that, if you think about it?

#6 Posted by Flappy (2404 posts) -

Totally. The source of the breastmilk is an issue, but if it's from a friend or somethin', I'd do it.

#7 Posted by Kerned (1183 posts) -

@pyromagnestir said:

Not that I could pick this option, but why isn't "I already have" a choice?

Oh I really dropped that ball on that. That absolutely should have been an option.

#8 Posted by TobbRobb (5031 posts) -

Suuuure? I guess it depends on how I get it I guess. Just getting a bottle of breast milk I might try, but if I know who the "provider" is or can make an image in my head of her, it might just be gross.

It's hard to predict a compulsive brain! Might just have to put this to the test at some point.

#9 Edited by TooWalrus (13323 posts) -

I guess I'll be the first in this thread to say nooooo. Hell no. At least with cows, you can totally control their intake, humans are... gross. I wouldn't be able to get that picture out of my head.

#10 Posted by Demoskinos (16206 posts) -

Can I go straight to the source? Cause I'm all in at that point.

#11 Posted by Aegon (6624 posts) -

If/when I have a wife and if she's okay with it, then...maybe?

#12 Posted by Kerned (1183 posts) -

@TooWalrus: Well she isn't necessarily selling her breast milk, but that would for sure make it even worse. The scenario from the podcast is basically this: you are out to dinner with your wife and some friends. One of those friends just had a baby. The subject of breast milk comes up and before you know it you have a little glass of it to try.

My wife and I have some friends who recently had a baby. We know them very well, and they are close friends. I officiated their wedding. But the thought of drinking any of her breast milk HORRIFIES me.

#13 Posted by Zeik (3137 posts) -

No. I don't even like normal milk that much. I don't care who it came from, why, or how, I wouldn't touch it.

#14 Posted by Bishna (339 posts) -

I wouldn't drink it, no....but I would give it a taste.

#15 Posted by TooWalrus (13323 posts) -

@Kerned: I'm still gonna say no. I barely like cow's milk.

#16 Edited by Dixavd (1476 posts) -

I don't even like normal milk, why would I try human milk (best case scenario is it tastes like normal milk - but I still won't like it).

@Zeik said:

No. I don't even like normal milk that much. I don't care who it came from, why, or how, I wouldn't touch it.

Hah beat me to it! - must have loaded the page just before you published.

#17 Posted by Inkerman (1492 posts) -

I would have to be horrendously drunk.

#18 Posted by MentalDisruption (1732 posts) -

Depends on who its from I guess? The thought both horrifies and intrigues me.

#19 Posted by JasonR86 (10003 posts) -

No. I'm sure there are all sorts of health benefits and all that shit. But there's a lot of shit out there that is good for my health that I don't take advantage of. And many of those alternatives are less gross. You know I'm a fan of breasts. I just don't want to think about their function because for some reason that makes me grossed out.

#20 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5878 posts) -

fuck no.

I find milk by itself gross enough as it is.

#21 Posted by DirtyEagles (284 posts) -

This is shocking that a majority of you would say yes 63%yes 37%no.

the correct answer is no

Why would you want to experience this?!

where do you people draw the line?

#22 Posted by MikeJFlick (452 posts) -

No, I had breast milk when I was a new born, that was good enough for me, don't need to go back.

#23 Edited by Synaptic (313 posts) -

@Aegon said:

If/when I have a wife and if she's okay with it, then...maybe?

yeah, that's literally the only situation i can imagine this. in which case i would say the same

#24 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4745 posts) -

No thanks. That is what cow milk is for.

#25 Posted by _Zombie_ (1473 posts) -

@Indiana_Jenkins said:

Yes. Why not?

That's basically my thought process.

*insert horrendously overused Cave Johnson quote here*

#26 Posted by mordukai (7802 posts) -

I once put it in my coffee by mistake. Made it taste sweet. Then tried it by itself. 
 
@FancySoapsMan said:

fuck no.

I find milk by itself gross enough as it is.

Bovine milk and human milk are different. Believe it or not but breast milk is very healthy. 
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#27 Posted by RollingZeppelin (2279 posts) -

If I didn't know the person, but I knew that it was a good source then I would try it. How is it any more weird than milk from a cow?

#28 Posted by ArbitraryWater (12662 posts) -

Maybe?

#29 Posted by EVO (4027 posts) -

If a really hot chick offered to breastfeed me, fuck yeah I'd do it.

#30 Posted by Encephalon (1388 posts) -

Noooooo.

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#31 Posted by Grilledcheez (4006 posts) -

Yeah as long as it isn't full of DISEASE

#32 Posted by myketuna (1782 posts) -

@Grilledcheez said:

Yeah as long as it isn't full of DISEASE

Very much in agreement.

#33 Posted by ShadowConqueror (3239 posts) -

No. Fuck no.

#34 Posted by Ghostin (412 posts) -

Could you make it into... i dunno lady yoghurt, maybe even chick cheese or do you have to drink it as is? Because I'm not really a milk fan.

#35 Posted by Nightriff (6221 posts) -

Nope, sounds fucking gross. Not even from my wife.

#36 Posted by Animasta (14820 posts) -

the problem is not that it sounds gross, but what happens if you really like it for whatever reason? I mean, you get nothing from it.

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#38 Posted by Slay3r1583 (674 posts) -

Yes.

Only if I can get it straight from the "tap" myself though. I'm kind of into that sort of thing.

#39 Posted by SharkEthic (1084 posts) -

My wife is breastfeeding at the moment, and sure, I've tasted a drop (tastes kinda sweet). But from any other person than my wife? Even a close friend? Fuuuuuck no.

#40 Posted by BSw (286 posts) -

@mordukai said:

I once put it in my coffee by mistake. Made it taste sweet. Then tried it by itself.

That's awesome, I'm laughing out loud here. How did that happen?

With regards to the question at hand: I don't see why breast milk would be gross. That's between your ears.

#41 Posted by Turambar (7149 posts) -

Sure, why not. I've already had it once in my life, and if it didn't kill me when I was one month old, I doubt it will decades later.

#42 Posted by TheHBK (5658 posts) -

it might be full of AIDS

#43 Posted by Gamer_152 (14282 posts) -

Yeah, I'd have no problem with it, the idea doesn't really disgust me in any way.

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#44 Posted by Sinusoidal (2202 posts) -

Put vodka in it and I'll drink just about anything.

#45 Posted by the_OFFICIAL_jAPanese_teaBAG (4311 posts) -

No because I heard it tastes gross.  And it would be awkward if it were my friends cause I sure as hell would give her a wink everytime I would see her........  

#46 Posted by dungbootle (2501 posts) -

I think I had enough as an infant

#47 Posted by IzzyGraze (866 posts) -

Well I had it when I was a baby. Why not now? I'd probably only drink it from a partner or someone I didn't know. It would be weird to drink a friend's breast milk because then whenever I saw them I would just think "I've tasted a part of you....O_O!". It would be weird. Also the woman has to be healthy. I don't want to get sick.

#48 Posted by Subjugation (4782 posts) -

I was horrified when this was actually being discussed (or disgust) on the bombcast. Maybe it's social conditioning, but the thought of drinking human breast milk as anything other than a baby just weeeeirds me out. Maybe it's because pretty much only infants have a legitimate claim to consuming it and anyone else is usually some weirdo/fetishist creep. Ok, I'm done with this conversation. I feel so weird for even thinking about this.

#49 Edited by Zomgfruitbunnies (992 posts) -

I don't know. I have seen a friend drink what he claimed to be his wife's breast milk once, and he puked all over the floor afterwards (granted, we'd drank quite a bit of alcohol prior). I am kinda curious about the taste.

Come to think of it, my cousin just had her baby last month. Maybe I should ask her for some...

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Just kidding.

#50 Posted by kycinematic (143 posts) -

I'm pretty sure everybody who was ever a baby at one point already has.