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Mom Injured in Car Accident Refuses Pain Meds So She Can Breastfeed Her Baby

…all this despite a neck brace and intense shooting pains down her neck, back and hip

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The lengths a mother would go through to ensure her child gets the best of everything, even if the best of everything just happens to be a tad improbable.

In the case of Danni Bett from Christchurch, New Zealand, nothing would keep her from feeding her infant daughter with the best baby food available – her own breast milk – even right after figuring in an awful car accident that smashed her vehicle and left her with really bad pain.

Danni refused pain medication so she could breastfeed her daughter!

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Source: Stuff.co.nz

It all happened when Danni lost control of her car, which smashed into a metal fence, totaling the vehicle.

Danni immediately felt the effects of the accident, which left her with intense pain running down from her neck, back and hip. But her first concern was her daughter, Indi, who was still in the vehicle, so she shouted to bystanders running in to help to please save her baby first.

Miraculously, Indi was asleep, unharmed, and survived the accident without a scratch!

When paramedics arrived on the scene, they immediately put Danni in a neck brace and wheeled both mother and daughter into an ambulance to the nearest hospital.

As soon as the shock wore off, Danni began to really feel the aftereffects of the serious car crash, but when medical personal prepared to administer painkillers, she refused them after she heard Indi beginning to cry for her mother.

A nurse suggested Indi be bottle fed instead, but Danni insisted she stay off pain medication for a total of four hours so she could safely feed her daughter.

“I asked if I could feed her, but they said no and suggested a bottle, but I said ‘Please, don’t,’” Bett said. “I could hear Indi crying. She was really unsettled.”

After a traumatic day, she knew the best cure for the both of them would be for Indi to breastfeed from her mother.

So medical staff brought Indi in, and the infant immediately latched on to Danni’s breast, immobile mother with neck brace and all. It was instant relief for them both.

“I wanted her, I wanted to calm her. To give her that (a bottle) would not be right. (Breastfeeding) is the best for her and I had that.”

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All’s well that ends well, both Danni and her daughter Indi are both doing well. Which just goes to show that a mother’s instincts to nurture her child never fail, even if she happens to be in extreme pain.

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This Lone Marine Salutes For 3 Hours To Pay Tribute To Rolling Thunder Bikers

God bless this awesome guy!

In a day and time when patriotism is considered by many as a passé concept, one man stands tall and proudly maintains his ground – for a period of 3 hours or beyond.

Retired Staff Sgt. Tim Chambers has earned the nickname the “Saluting Marine” for his unusual way of paying tribute to the “veterans and patriots riding our prisoners of war and missing in action in support of Rolling Thunder in Washington D.C.,” his website tells us.

Chambers began with this idea back in 2002 and he has been doing his iconic salute since even when the weather gets a little unfavorable for him. In the video below, you will see him standing straight in the middle of the street to honor the bikers despite the scorching sun.

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9-Year-Old Collects Thousands of Barbie Dolls to Donate to Other Little Girls in Need

She’s even taking her “Barbie Girl” campaign nationwide…

A young girl with a big heart hatched on an idea to ensure every needy little girl in her city never need go without a "friend" to confide their problems in. She decided to collect Barbie Dolls from other people to donate to foster children, and kids in shelters and underprivileged neighborhoods.

A self-confessed Barbie Doll lover, nine-year-old Gianni Graham, who hails from Hampton Roads, Virginia, was inspired by her aunt who adopted three girls from foster homes who didn't have any dolls of their own. Gianni began with a New Year's resolution to amass 1,000 dolls to send to other little girls living in shelters and foster homes.

Gianni with her collected donations

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Man Single-Handedly Turns Barren Sandbar Into 1,360 Acres of Lush Forest

It only took three decades to transform a corner of the world into a veritable Garden of Eden…

It all started 30 years ago in 1979 when a compassionate teen wept over the bodies of countless dead snakes that had washed ashore on a sandbar by a river near his home. The snakes had died due to lack of shade under the unforgiving tropical heat.

The young Jadav Payeng vowed deaths like this wouldn't happen again, and thus began his three-decade journey of transforming an otherwise arid stretch of sand along the river Brahmaputra into a rich forest ecosystem.

It all started by planting a single tree!

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