February 15, 2009

"Salma Hayek Breastfeeds African Baby"


Talk about a headline that grabs your attention. I first heard about this story on a radio show and then, of course, immediately googled the headline as soon as I could get my hands on a computer. The backstory is that Salma (I can call her that since we're such close and personal friends) was on a Goodwill trip to Sierra Leone and Nightline was along for the ride to document her trip. While on the trip, she met a mother whose milk had dried up and who was unable to feed her hungry newborn baby. So...Salma nursed the baby herself.

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2 comments:

Justice Jonesie said...

I heard about this. My first reaction was how weird, but then I remembered how wet nursing is an ancient practice used in part for this very reason.

Dee said...

I'sn't nature simply amazing.

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