Texas mom Mikah Duncan donated 15 gallons of breast milk for the best reason ever: her newborn son Cash. Why did she pump so much at once? According to ABC News, Cash was born 24 weeks, which meant he faced a long stay at NICU at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.
Having a baby born prematurely is intensely scary, because it means you aren’t in control of any outcome–for many parents, this means they can’t hold their baby for weeks or months, not to mention take them home. As you can imagine, Duncan felt helpless. However, the hospital staff told her there was one thing she could do for her son: Pump milk to breastfeed him. She stated: