Mom donated 17,503 ounces of breast milk in honor of her baby who died

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Boise moms donate breast milk to babies in need

Many people consider breastfeeding to be essential for a baby's health, but not everyone can do it even though they want to.

Demi Frandsen just made a massive donation of 17,503 ounces of breastmilk to the Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha to help those women out.

She made the huge contribution in honor of her son, Leo, who was born two months premature with a devastating birth defect that took his short life at 10 months.

Frandsen told WOWT that even though there wasn't much she could do for Leo, she gave him tiny amounts of milk with a cotton swab.

She said she donated the 131 gallons to help children like her son who are in the hospital and need milk.

"He was worth it. He was worth all of this. His life in 10 months was the best 10 months of mine," she told WOWT.

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