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Historical times when no infant milk was available,

donkey milk saved the babies!

By S.H. Sadler — Scan of engraving in Infant feeding by artificial means: a scientific and practical treatise on the dietetics of infancy, Public Domain,

Donkey Milk;

or jenny milk is milk from domesticated donkeys. Since antiquity, they have used donkey milk for cosmetic purposes and infant feeding.

Hippocrates (460–370 BC) wrote about the medicinal use of donkey milk for conditions of poisoning, fevers, infectious…




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Freda Savahl

Freda Savahl

Retired Nurse Practitioner WHC /Contract Provider Deployment Military Services. US Citizen. Immigrant from South Africa 1978.

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