How do you know if adoption is right for your family? What are some of the challenges you may face when adopting a newborn? How do you overcome obstacles that may come your way?
Parenting in general can be challenging, and parenting an adopted child adds another layer of complexity. We'll explore the impact of adoption on both you and your child and how it changes throughout your child's lifetime.
Breastfeeding can look a lot different for adoptive parents. So, what are your options? Did you know you can induce lactation and breastfeed your baby without giving birth? Can you get a full milk supply? And what different ways can you help supplement? Today you’ll hear from two moms who induced lactation for their own adopted children.
Imagine being able to breastfeed without birthing your baby. It's possible! Hope Lien successfully induced lactation so she could breastfeed her adopted daughter immediately after she was born.
With considerable dedication and preparation, breastfeeding without pregnancy may be possible. What does this process of inducing lactation look like and is it right for you and your family?