A mother took to Facebook to praise Delta Airlines for accommodating her attempts to pump breast milk while away from her triplets on a recent flight.
Jenna Mde applauded the airline for their efforts in a post that quickly went viral.
"As a breastfeeding mother to triplets, it's important that I not miss a breast-pumping session, especially when traveling. Yesterday, two flight attendants, Kaitlin K and Loretta, on my flight from Atlanta to Dallas-Love Field, allowed me to sit in an empty first class seat for more space and privacy while I pumped in flight," Mde wrote.
"They offered me snacks and provided TONS of water during my pumping session. Additionally, on my return flight this afternoon, the Dallas-Love Field gate attendant, Talesa, offered me an empty first-class seat so I could do the same."
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Mde said she was "incredibly grateful" for the flight attendants and the effort they made to make sure she could prepare food for her children.
"Thank you, #Delta for making being away from my babies a bit more bearable!" she concluded.
The post has garnered more than 47,000 likes and 3,000 shares since it was first written.
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"We are very happy to hear that Kaitlin and Loretta were able to be there for you when needed," Delta responded in a comment.
Mde's experience is vastly different than the experiences many breastfeeding mothers tend to have on flights. Recently, the story of a Canadian woman being shamed on a United Airlines flight for breastfeeding went viral, prompting outrage from advocates and supporters of public feeding, says CNN.