Nursing Moses: Moms Step In After Infant’s Mother Dies

Nursing Moses: Moms Step In After Infant’s Mother Dies

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baby-in-diapers.jpgWhat evolved in the days and months following his wife’s death this January in childbirth still touches widower Robbie Goodrich. More than 20 mothers in Marquette, a city of 20,000 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, volunteered to nurse his baby Moses.

All these months later, they’re still at it, giving the the kind of sustenance Goodrich knew his wife wanted for the boy.

“It’s been such an incredible outpouring of community love for this child of mine,” said Goodrich, a 44-year-old history professor at Northern Michigan University.

(Continue reading at CNN)

Thanks to Lois C. for submitting the link!

COMMENTS

  1. Wow! This is astonishing! Wonderful to hear that a new community/connection is built between all the participants & their families. And FABULOUS that the little daughter is not left out, too…very heart warming.