Mum delivers her own breast milk to help children in need

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Mum delivers her own breast milk to help children in need
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NOT all heroes wear capes, the breast milk milkmum is certainly a hero, collecting and delivering gallons of milk to hungry babies.

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Leanne Forbes, 29, has donated more than 330 pints of her own breast milk to other mothers in need through her local baby bank.

Leanne who works as an A&E receptionist was so delighted to have helped that she decided to volunteer her time to collect and drop off milk from other mums for the service.


Now the mum-of-four collects and delivers gallons of breastmilk from over-productive mums to those who are unable or struggling to breastfeed their neonatal babies every month.

Leanne said, “Everybody thinks I’m crazy when I tell them I’m sort of like a breast milk milkman.


“I know a lot of the women on my round because you do go to the same addresses each time.

“I say hello and have a laugh with many of them, just like a milkman would.

“It’s a very special and emotional thing to donate and share breast milk, so many mums are going through their own journey or troubles, and I get to help them with a part of that.”

“I have made a great network of friends at the milk bank and out in the communities.

“It’s extremely rewarding and I feel so lucky to be able to do it.”


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