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30/04/2013 at 19:22
Their own breast milk?!
I did today - just expressed a bit to see if I could and didn't want to waste it! is that really gross?? it didn't taste too bad most like coconut milk weirdly!
Tell me i'm not the only one
30/04/2013 at 19:24
I think we have all done it. I was curious, i thought it was a bit like condensed milk
30/04/2013 at 19:28
Yes, it was sweet. I didn't like it.
30/04/2013 at 19:35
oh glad it's not just me then!
30/04/2013 at 20:12
H and I both tried it. Very sweet. He was really keen to.
30/04/2013 at 20:16
nope, no chance. but then again the thought of drinking any milk turns my stomach never mind breast milk.
30/04/2013 at 20:19
Yes. Just too see what it tasted like - Very sweet. Its not that weird ..... if you think about it long enough, drinking the milk intended for a baby cow is weird
30/04/2013 at 20:44
Yes regularly to test if it was too hot or had gone off. Not a big deal, it's what I was feeding my baby after all.
I might feel weird trying someone elses, but probabky would do to test it without thinking, for example when looking after a friends baby and feeding it EBM.
Out of interest, would you feel differently about trying formula?
30/04/2013 at 21:05
hf - when you put it like that drinking milk sounds weird
bg - I wouldn't think twice about formula don't know why really?!
30/04/2013 at 21:40
The thought never crossed my mind to be honest. I did, however, accidentally taste S's prescription formula yesterday - I went to polish off her Weetabix that I'd made with it. Gross is an understatement to say the least!
30/04/2013 at 22:04
I wouldn't taste formula either .... or cows milk ... I'm a funny thing.
30/04/2013 at 22:09
I never thought to do it with either of mine.
30/04/2013 at 22:17
It's just milk.
I used to test the temp of EBM by taking a quick sip. I wouldn't put it in my coffee but if its good enough for baby I find it strange that some find the thought of trying it so weird. There was a similar thread a while back and quite a few people were against trying it IIRC.
01/05/2013 at 13:03
I did out of curiosity, also I wanted to know what my baby was having. I always thought it tasted sweet but also a little soapy, maybe my milk is a bit strange!
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