"Nursing Matthew"

Everyone told me adoptive breastfeeding was crazy. But I knew it was right for me and my child.

Adoptive breastfeeding worked for this family
Ever since we began the adoption process, I envisioned a moment just like this one. I am sitting in a cozy armchair with my eight-month-old son, Matthew, snuggled in my arms. His tiny hand is curled around my finger as he nurses contentedly at my breast. Adoptive breastfeeding has been simultaneously one of the most challenging and rewarding journeys I've undertaken. At times, I have felt overwhelmed and misunderstood. But I persisted, and the irreplaceable bonding experience has been worth ...

Breastfeeding my baby has been one of the most challenging — and rewarding — things I’ve ever done.

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