Breastfeeding Without Birthing

A lactation consultant and breastfeeding adoptive mom explains how to achieve a nursing relationship with your baby in an excerpt from her essential guide on adoptive breastfeeding.

A woman with her children after adoptive breastfeeding.
When my husband and I decided to adopt, I immediately began researching how I could breastfeed this special baby. I had breastfed my two children by birth, and I knew that breastfeeding was an important part of how I mother a baby. I was very lucky because I had experience with breastfeeding and because, as an accredited La Leche League leader, I had access to plenty of support, information, and resources. Thinking about all the prospective adoptive mothers who do ...

A lactation consultant and breastfeeding adoptive mom explains how to achieve a nursing relationship with your baby.

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