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The line administrator then led the baby's mother to a private area where Organo could feed the infant.
Patrisha Organo earned praise online after stepping into the breach when the child's mother ran out of formula after take-off.
I could only imagine the chaos of those feelings, but as a mother myself I knew the stress she would've been going through.
"Thank you, Lord for the gift of mother's milk", Organo wrote.
"I tried to tell her to feed her hungry child", she wrote on Facebook about the experience.
As per the World Health Organization, moms ought to assess their individual conditions when choosing if their infant requires breastmilk or another sustenance source, such as formula. And so I offered. An advocate of breastfeeding, she offered her own milk to nourish the baby and lessen the worries of the infant's upset mother. That empathy, she said, came from her own personal journey with breastfeeding, which was not always an easy one. What's more, the incident took place when crew member Patrisha Organo was being tested for a promotion to Cabin Crew Evaluator.
Organo said she walked down the aisle to the crying baby and asked the mom if she needed assistance. There's no formula milk onboard.
Flight attendants get called on to do all sorts of things in the air.
"The helplessness you feel when you can not feed your hungry child is frightful, so I had to step in", said the mum-of-one.
Knowing there was none on the flight, Organo offered to breastfeed the baby herself. 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. With almost 34,000 shares, at the time of writing, Organo has been showered with lot of love.
"The other passengers had no idea what was going on", she recalls. "I escorted her back to her seat and just before I left, the mother sincerely thanked me".