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Salma Hayek Breastfeeding African Baby On Goodwill Trip (Video)

Salma Hayek (photosSalma Hayek photos) was so taken aback by the plight of an African woman who was unable to breastfeed her child that she decided to lend a helping hand.

Hayek was in Sierra Leone as part of her involvement in the fight against tetanus, which contributes to the West African country having the highest infant and child death rate in the world.

The moment was captured on camera by a television crew from Nightline whom Hayek allowed accompany her on the goodwill trip in September.

"The baby was perfectly healthy, but the mother didn't have milk," the 42-year-old actress tells the program. "He was very hungry. I was weaning Valentina, but I still had a lot of milk that I was pumping, so I breastfed the baby. You should have seen his eyes. When he felt the nourishment, he immediately stopped crying."

"It is the best thing you can do for your child, not only the bonding, that's how you build the immune system, so in a country like Africa imagine how important it is for the mothers do that."

Some were surprised that even a glimpse of Salma Hayek breastfeeding was shown on network TV, but others are applauding Salma for the gesture. But no matter what side you're on, the kid now definitely has one unique story to tell friends when he grows up:

Now, back from the trip, Salma Hayek married French Billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault over the Valentine's Day weekend.

February 17, 2009 |

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