Women goes through a very intense process of birth on top of that lactation is another big challenge for them. Mostly women are unable to latch their newborn properly or inadequate milk supply is a hustle for some. Well, Biomilq is the solution.
According to American Academy of Pediatrics, “Only 25.6% of women exclusively breastfeed for the six months”.
There are a variety of factors that makes breastfeeding directly from the source difficult, including: latching issues, birth complications, pain, exhaustion and inadequate milk supply.
If you don’t want to put your child on formula milk and also want a healthy alternative like breastmilk. BIOMILQ is your best friend.
What is BIOMILQ and what it does?
North Carolina based startup, Biomilq, has successfully cultivated human breast milk outside the body, The women-based startup announced “They find themselves at the frontier of lactation science, helping to advance the entire field by putting mothers and babies at the forefront”
Biomilq started as a personal struggle. Strikland’s son was born early and had trouble latching and she found herself “constantly pumping”.
She began growing mammary cells in a lab in 2013, but it wasn’t until 2019 that she partnered with food scientist Michelle Egger to launch the startup Biomilq.
Breastmilk is a jam-pack dose of nutrients containing; proteins, amino acids, bioactive lipids, oligosaccharides and all the other nutrients that contributes in a better immunological development of a child.
“Biomilq has shown it can create a product that contains a comprehensive suite of human milk proteins that not only function to nourish but also protect infants” Dr. Jennifer Smilowitz, Biomilq Technical Advisor & UC Davis Human Milk Researcher
“We have no intention to replace chest feeding, so we’re comfortable with the differences between our product and breast milk. Instead, we intend to offer parents another supplemental feeding option to nourish healthier babies.,” comments co-founder and CEO Egger.
Still a long way – Three years as per company claim :
It is still a long way till we will be seeing parents benefiting from BioMilq, but now we can happily say that there is an option available for all those worrisome mothers who are not able to breastfeed due to certain complications or for children under foster care.