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Wet Nursing - Rescue efforts of a hero

Author: IOL / The Star
Year: 2008
Resource type: News

Two media stories of same woman:

  1. www.int.iol.co.za:80/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=nw20080518144535630C499002
  2. Rescue efforts of a hero...

    May 18 2008 at 03:27PM

    Chengdu, China - A Chinese policewoman is contributing to the country's massive earthquake relief effort in a very personal way - by breastfeeding eight babies.

    A newspaper in Chengdu, the capital of quake-hit Sichuan province, devoted a special page to the 29-year-old woman, calling her a "hero".

    The woman from the quake-ravaged town of Jiangyou has just had a child herself, the Western Urban Daily said.

    She is nursing the children of three women who were left homeless by the quake and are too traumatised to give milk, as well as five orphans, the report said.

    The babies who lost their parents have been put in an orphanage which does not have powdered milk, it said.

    An estimated 50 000 people were killed in the May 12 earthquake, China's worst natural disaster in a generation.

  3. http://www.thestar.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=4409047

    Panic as new tremor hits devastated China. May 19, 2008. Chris Buckley reporting in The Star.

    Meanwhile, a policewoman is contributing to the relief effort in a very personal way - by breastfeeding eight babies.

    A newspaper in Chengdu devoted a special page to the 29-year-old woman, calling her a hero.

    The woman, from Jiangyou, has just had a child herself, the Western Urban Daily said.

    She is nursing the children of three women who were left homeless and are too traumatised to give milk, as well as five orphans.

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