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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hero Police Officer Who Breastfed Malnourished Baby Gets Promoted

Recently a photo was posted online, which is still doing the rounds where a police officer could be seen breastfeeding a 'malnourished and dirty' baby that was brought into a hospital where she was on guard duty.

Reports say, the officer, Celeste Ayala was working at the Sor Maria Ludovica children's hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina when the baby was brought in crying desperately.

Recently a photo was posted online, which is still doing the rounds where a police officer could be seen breastfeeding a 'malnourished and dirty' baby that was brought into a hospital where she was on guard duty.

Reports say, the officer, Celeste Ayala was working at the Sor Maria Ludovica children's hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina when the baby was brought in crying desperately.

Once permission as given Ayala cuddled the baby and started to breastfeed him, after which he stopped crying immediately.

Since being posted, the photo has gone viral garnering over a lakh in shares and hundreds of comments praising her ‘heroic’ actions.

Her name has been turned into a twitter hashtag as well.

It turns out that Ayala’s act of kindness did not go unnoticed. The word spread and even reached the ears of the vice president of the legislature of Buenos Aires, Cristian Ritondo, who promoted her from police officer to sergeant for her "gesture of spontaneous love."

"Today we received Celeste... to notify her of her promotion. We wanted to thank you in person for the gesture of spontaneous love that managed to calm the baby's cry," he wrote in a tweet on August 17.

The Bomberos Voluntarios Berisso fire brigade, too wrote a post to congratulate and praise her. Ayala volunteers there.

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