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Flight Attendant Feeds A Stranger’s Baby on the Plane!

This story truly touched my heart!!  I saw this story floating around on Face Book about a flight attendant with a heart of gold, who fed a stranger’s baby because the mother ran out of milk and there was no formula on the plane!  This story brought tears to my eyes, you have to check it out.

By: Patricia Organo

I BREASTFED A STRANGER’S BABY INFLIGHT

Yesteday, I was scheduled for a check flight to be qualified as a Cabin Crew Evaluator. I thought that this flight’s gonna be so special as this is a big step on my flying career.

Everything went smoothly until after take off, I heard an infant’s cry, a cry that will make you want to do anything to help. I approached the mother and asked if everything’s okay, I tried to tell her to feed her hungry child. Teary-eyed, she told me that she ran out of formula milk. Passengers started looking and staring at the tiny, fragile crying infant.

I felt a pinch in my heart. There’s no formula milk onboard. I thought to myself, there’s only one thing I could offer and that’s my own milk. And so I offered.

Ms. Sheryl Villaflor, Line Administator on my flight, immediately assisted the mother to the galley where I breastfed the baby. The baby started rooting, she was so hungry.

I saw the relief on her mother’s eyes. I continued to feed the baby until she fell asleep . I escorted her back to her seat and just before I left, the mother sincerely thanked me.

I was right, the flight’s gonna be special, so special not only because I got qualified as an Evaluator but I got to help.

I breastfed a stranger’s baby in flight.

Thank you, Lord for the gift of mother’s milk.

Patrisha Organo
Flight Attendant/Breastfeeding Advocate

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