Adoption, adoptive parents, birth mother, Birth Parents, breastfeeding, Expecting Parents Considering Adoption, new mothers, Open Adoption, prospective adoptive parents

Breastfeeding and Adoption

The first week of August is National Breastfeeding Week. Over the years, breastfeeding retains scrutiny from many groups of people. Some champion bottle feeding and maintain the idea that breastfeeding is inappropriate, especially in public settings. Some champion women's rights and believe a woman should choose for herself when and where to breastfeed her child.… Continue reading Breastfeeding and Adoption

Adoptees, adoptive parents, breastfeeding, new mothers, Parenting

Did You Know You Can Breastfeed Your Adoptive Baby?

Some people might think that the word breastfeeding and adoption don’t belong in the same sentence nevertheless think that it’s a possibility.  Not only is it very possible, , but the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends whenever possible that all babies be exclusively breastfeeding for about 6 months, followed by continued breastfeeding as complementary foods… Continue reading Did You Know You Can Breastfeed Your Adoptive Baby?