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Old 07-05-2011, 12:07 PM   #1
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I donated breastmilk yesterday :)

Well, I guess more 'milk sharing'. This was one of my 'life goals' though I didn't think it would happen like this...

A very good friend of mine has a 10 month old. She's going back to work next month and made a rash decision to wean in two days. Her milk dried right away. Her DS went through her pumped milk quickly and is not doing so well on formula or milk. I offered her some of my freezer stash, since my DD will not take bottles and I don't want to waste it... She's not that crunchy so I figured she'd think it was gross to share milk and say no. To my surprise, she said she had wanted to ask, but was afraid I would think it was gross, or would judge her for her not so brilliant decision.

I've started her with about 30oz and we'll see how he does.

I'm just excited

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Old 07-05-2011, 12:49 PM   #2
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Re: I donated breastmilk yesterday :)

Thank you so much for doing this! I don't know if anyone else will say that, but thank you. You are helping without judging, you're giving this little baby boy what he needs - wow!
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Re: I donated breastmilk yesterday :)

yay! I just got a cooler in the mail today to donate to a new mama that's expecting a LO any day. Its very exciting and you are awesome for doing so!
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Awesome! Way to take the initiative. Hope the little guy likes your milk. I love being able to share my milk with another baby, there's no way my little one would drink all the extra I get from pumping at work.
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Well done!
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Old 07-05-2011, 02:31 PM   #6
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Re: I donated breastmilk yesterday :)

Awesome mama!!!! My little guy receives donor milk and it means so much to us to be able to give him a little breast milk everyday. Thanks for helping your friend out and giving this baby a precious gift!
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I just donated 30oz today to a friend who needed it for her LO <3 My first time ever and i am so proud that i am able to help them!

Good job mama
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cool

my cousin wasn't keen to the idea
oh well, another baby got it. I didn't want it to go to waste
glad you could help and glad she got some bm
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