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Breast Milk — or liquid gold as many moms attest — can be extremely difficult to generate and keep in order to create a consistent supply for your little one.

One afternoon, my wife called me in tears. She noticed that the chest freezer in our pantry suddenly quit working. Months worth of breast milk was ruined. She was understandably depressed. So much so, that I never mentioned that I lost a few important things too — three racks of ribs, a pork butt, and a whole box of mozzarella sticks.

Losing breast milk really sucks, but there are lots of stories about refrigerators and freezers malfunctioning with devastating consequences. In March of 2018, two fertility clinics lost frozen embryos within days of each other — first in Ohio, and then in San Francisco. …

Rick Kuhlman