A mother has shared images of her red breast milk, in order to raise awareness of a surprisingly common issue during breastfeeding.
Tanya Knox shared images of her red milk to Facebook page The Milk Meg earlier this week. It looks unsettling, and Knox says she was shocked when she first saw the color, but the milk is perfectly safe for babies to drink, though it is a sign of a condition that could need medical attention.
We know what you’re thinking, but this isn’t caused by beetroot.
“My husband nearly fainted,” the mother told told MamaMia. “I had pumped strawberry colored milk before in the past but nothing like this.”