She gives the milk of human kindness to those in need

Madam Linette Lim is one of the top donors of breast milk to KKH's milk bank. She has produced enough milk for more than 20 babies as well as her 17-month-old son.
Madam Linette Lim is one of the top donors of breast milk to KKH's milk bank. She has produced enough milk for more than 20 babies as well as her 17-month-old son.PHOTO: GIN TAY FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES

Linette Lim has a petite frame and stands at 1.56m, but she has produced enough breast milk to support more than 20 babies as well as her own.

The 29-year-old estimates that from August last year to May this year, she has donated about 120 litres of breast milk to Singapore's first and only donor human milk bank at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), as well as to two other mothers on a private basis.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 02, 2018, with the headline 'She gives the milk of human kindness to those in need'. Print Edition | Subscribe