Now, it's getting credit for helping one woman survive while stranded in a forest for more than 24 hours, according to Radio New Zealand News. Susan O'Brien of New Zealand was running a 20K trail race when she lost track of where she was and got too exhausted to find her way back. That's when she dug a hole to rest in until she could be rescued, according to Radio New Zealand. The year-old mom of two, who is currently breastfeeding her 8-month-old, also used another survival tactic: She drank her own breast milk.
Woman survives after getting lost in the wilderness by drinking her own breast milk
Drinking my own breastmilk saved my life! | That's Life! Magazine
A Pennsylvania woman was charged last week with criminal homicide in the death of her week-old son after an autopsy indicated he died from ingesting a combination of drugs in her breast milk. During her pregnancy, the woman, Samantha Jones, 30, was prescribed methadone because of an addiction to painkillers. Medical experts believe the many benefits of breastfeeding outweigh the effects of the tiny amount of methadone that enters the breast milk. She told police that around 3 a. Around 6 a.
It was a freezing May morning at the Remutaka Forest Park, where I was about to embark on a kilometre run. When the starting gun sounded, I was off like a bullet. The trail soon became steep and the ground muddy. Slowing to a jog as I navigated the branches and jagged rocks, I looked out for the blue flags that were to guide us. After a while, I had a break to catch my breath.