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‘She looked directly into my eyes and placed her hand up as if to touch my son. This beautiful creature had me in tears.’: Mom shares ‘breathtaking’ moment zoo orangutan ‘supports, protects’ her while breastfeeding son

“Today I got breastfeeding support in the most unlikely of places. While on vacation at the zoo, we stopped to see the orangutans. My son made it clear he was hungry. While breastfeeding, the orangutan kept looking at me, then my son, then back again. For half an hour, she kept stroking the glass. She then got up, carried a piece of cloth to the window, and sat down with me. My heart melted. I’ll never let my little boy forget her.”

‘It was positive. I was terrified. I started shaking and then crying.’: Woman overcomes years of infertility to conceive beautiful baby boy

“I spent the next two years convincing myself I didn’t want a baby anymore. I became obsessed with puppies to fill the void. I had to pet and hug every dog I saw. I looked at puppies on the internet at work. I needed a puppy. The day after I brought our new puppy home, I realized I was late again for my period. I mentioned it to my husband and he replied, ‘You’re always late.’”

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