Mum donates milk after stillbirth to help poorly babies

1/25/2022 11:35:00 PM

'Donated breast milk was my stillborn daughter's gift'

'Donated breast milk was my stillborn daughter's gift'

A mum who donated her milk after her daughter was stillborn says it left her 'imprint on the world'.

Janet Hobbs, from Wellington, Somerset took a breastfeeding peer support course after struggling to feed her first child Livvy.Following Immy's birth in April 2020, Mrs Hobbs donated around six litres of the milk she produced to theIt serves 12 neonatal units in the South West, where the breast milk is given to premature and vulnerable babies in their care.

'Imprint on the world'Image caption,"She would be pressing the buttons on the pump and go and get me the bottles and help me label it and put it in the freezer. It gave her a different focus."She explained the milk donation process was made "really simple" through Healthy Babies because of the support they gave her.

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Image caption, Janet Hobbs said she received great support from the infant feeding team at Musgrove Hospital A mum-of-three who donated her breast milk after her second child was stillborn said it helped her to feel "there was an imprint on the world from her".: 16:43, 23 Jan 2022 A MUM and son have today been charged after a woman's body was discovered in a flat several days after she vanished.08:40, Tue, Jan 25, 2022 | UPDATED: 08:52, Tue, Jan 25, 2022 Link copied Lisa, 48, and five-year-old Isabelle were last spotted on Monday morning (Image: South Yorkshire Police) Sign up to receive our rundown of the day's top stories SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you.: “The driver said to me ‘what have I done?’ I told him ‘you had to do that'.

Janet Hobbs, from Wellington, Somerset took a breastfeeding peer support course after struggling to feed her first child Livvy. She said knew she would donate her breast milk with her second child Immy. 2 Marlene was found dead days after going missing Credit: BPM Sadly she couldn't be saved and was declared dead at the scene. Mrs Hobbs said: "It was always my plan to donate but sadly she was stillborn". Lisa, 48, and little Isabelle were last spotted in Stocksbridge, Sheffield, at around 10. Following Immy's birth in April 2020, Mrs Hobbs donated around six litres of the milk she produced to the Image caption, She said the milk donation process was made "really simple" through Healthy Babies UK It serves 12 neonatal units in the South West, where the breast milk is given to premature and vulnerable babies in their care. His mother Hanna Skupinski, 57, has been charged with assisting an offender. It is the only regional service in England and is funded by the NHS, while the depot in Tiverton is run by a not-for-profit company, Healthy Babies UK.” Another man who laid flowers added: "I live local and I was just passing in my car when I saw it happening.

Donor breast milk is regarded as the "next best nutrition" for premature or vulnerable babies if a mother's own milk is unavailable, according to The Southwest Neonatal Network Donor Milk Bank. Police forced their way into the second-floor flat on Thursday when they discovered Marlene's body. Related articles Urgent search for schoolgirl, 13, missing for two DAYS Described as white, of a medium build, and with very long auburn hair, Lisa is believed to be wearing a mid-length black coat with a fur hood, and a pair of red and white boot-type trainers. 'Imprint on the world' Although Mrs Hobbs was offered drugs to suppress the milk, she said: "For me it was one of the only things I could do that I had planned to do all along… even after she was stillborn I was still able to donate. "I really wanted [to feel] that there was an imprint on the world from her. Most read in The Sun." Image caption, Healthy Babies UK in Tiverton started collecting donated breast milk in 2017 She explained that her eldest daughter Livvy "witnessed it" and helped. The force has shared a photo of the mother and daughter on Facebook to help with the appeal. "She would be pressing the buttons on the pump and go and get me the bottles and help me label it and put it in the freezer.” Raad Jiyad, 52, also tried to intervene when he heard the woman's frantic screams for help outside of a school.

It gave her a different focus." Mrs Hobbs said she hoped donating the milk would help "tiny babies and families who were in a really vulnerable position and make enough of a difference that their story had a different ending to ours… so that their child got to live. One woman posted:"I hope they are found safe soon." The mum "very joyfully" gave birth to son Barnaby 13 months after Immy was born and had already decided she would donate breast milk again. She explained the milk donation process was made "really simple" through Healthy Babies because of the support they gave her. It also meant she was able to make the donations closer to her home in Somerset, rather than having to "make the trek" to Bristol." And another warm post reads:"Hope Lisa & Isabelle are found very soon. "I wanted to try and make him come towards me instead to buy her some time.

'Benefits' She added: "For some people it might feel a bit of a bizarre concept for a baby to have breast milk that's not their mum's. "But I think when they start to realise the benefits and importance of it, especially in NICU with such young babies, that awareness helps us see why people do that." Healthy Babies give antenatal and postnatal support and advice and help people who want to become a "donor milk mum". It's on the A616, which goes north from the large city and into rural West Yorkshire. The NHS Neonatal network advise they accept excess milk from breastfeeding mums once their baby is at least six weeks old and until they are around six months old. Follow BBC West on . He went completely under the car.