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Does anyone know where to find a plan on how to breastfeed after adoption? Thank you

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Asked by Brandy4 at 8:55 PM on Jun. 8, 2009 in Adoption

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  • Huh? What are the circumstances?

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 8:56 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • you're adopting a baby and wanting to nurse? then you'll need to induce lactation. Martha Sears actually did it with their 8th child, who was adopted. You need to take medicines, and pump, BEFORE adopting. Months before...




    Answer by celticreverie at 9:06 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • There is a great website called It is very helpful. I also found a lactation consultant who has had other mothers who adopted breast feed. For me I could never get enough milk but I did nurse her with the supplemental feeder.


    Answer by ameliasmama1026 at 9:19 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • Check these sites out, I want to do the same. I did BF my son with the lactaid and it was WAY better than the SNS, so now I am doing alot of research to be prepared this time.

    Answer by 00momma00 at 10:20 AM on Jun. 10, 2009

  • I'd also try your local La Leche League chapter. It'll be a hard road, but I wish you the best. My mother did it for a little while with my baby brother. That was 26 years ago and definitely not a popular option.

    Answer by AlyKen at 4:35 PM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • I did this, I started pumping, taking Reglan and drinking milkmaid herbal tea. Good luck

    Answer by shanamarie at 2:07 AM on Jun. 27, 2009

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