Flight attendant breastfeeds stranger's baby on flight

Marco Green
November 9, 2018

Patrisha Organo, a 24-year-old flight attendant and first-time mom, offered to breastfeed the stranger's baby.

A Philippine Airlines flight attendant Patrisha Organo, 24, is going viral on social media for going above and beyond the line of duty during a Tuesday flight.

She said: 'As soon as I heard the child's cry, I knew there had to be something that I could do to help.

She approached the mother and found she had run out of formula milk, before taking it upon herself to feed the child in the gallery.

"I tried to tell her to feed her hungry child. Teary-eyed, she told me that she ran out of formula milk", she said.

As other passengers stared at the crying infant, Organo said she made a decision to assist the mother in the only way she knew how.

'As soon as I could help the baby and the mother I felt so happy - I cannot put into words how fulfilled I felt'. There's no formula milk onboard.

In spite of her scheduled "check flight" that day, Organo's motherly instinct prevailed.

'I knew that I could offer my own milk, as I had been breastfeeding my young child myself, so offered up my services. "The baby started rooting, she was so hungry", she wrote on Facebook.

"I saw the relief on her mother's eyes", she wrote. "I continued to feed the baby until she fell asleep".

The stewardess said the mother was so grateful for helping her out afterwards and "sincerely" thanked her for 'all her help'.

The flight attendant, who has a almost one-year-old daughter at home, heard an infant fussing after takeoff.

"I absolutely love this, I've often dreamed of being able to help out with my milk to another mother in need ❤ your a hero", one commented.

Two months before the incident, Organo was promoted as Assistant Line Administrator in the airline company.

Organo said she knew that flight would be memorable for her because it was her first flight in a new position as cabin crew evaluator.

"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", she wrote.

'She had been at the airport since the night before so had ran out of milk during the actual flight, which is what caused the baby to cry.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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