When Sick Mom Can't Breastfeed, Dad Steps In
by Baby Earth
Jul 26, 2018
A new father in Wisconsin helped breastfeed his daughter after his wife had multiple seizures and had to have an emergency C-section, leaving her unable to breastfeed her newborn daughter.
April Neubauer had planned to breastfeed her daughter, Rosalia, but things took a scary turn while she was giving birth.
“They broke my water and I was 9.5 dilated, and then I had a seizure,” April told WBAY.
To help fulfill April's wish to breastfeed her daughter, her husband, Maxamillian Neubauer, stepped in to help.
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The nurses set up a supplemental nursing system with a fake nipple so Maxamillian Neubauer could mimic nursing.
Read more at WTTV-TV.