Salma Hayek breastfeeds woman's newborn

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Tbdsalmahayek020909 There's little doubt that Salma Hayek is a good mom to her 1-year-old daughter, but she's such a good mom, it seems she's willing to breastfeed other mothers' children. The 42-year-old actress tells USA Today that she felt suckling another woman's newborn was something she had to do while visiting a clinic in Sierra Leone last fall.

"The baby was perfectly healthy, but the mother didn't have milk. He was very hungry. I was weaning Valentina, but I still had a lot of milk that I was pumping, so I breast-fed the baby," she says. "You should have seen his eyes. When he felt the nourishment, he immediately stopped crying."

Hayek on Thursday launched the second annual Pampers/UNICEF program to curb the spread of maternal and neonatal tetanus. USA Today says that in the program's first year, funds paid for more than 45 million vaccines. But we doubt all of those recipients also were breastfed.

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