Christine Barker was still nursing her third biological child, a toddler, when her family began looking to adopt a fourth child. Barker had had no issues nursing her first three children and was serving as a La Leche League leader. She felt well-informed, committed to breastfeeding, and it never occurred to her that her . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Without Birthing: Changing Plans
When Pittsburgher Danielle Edwards found out she would be unable to have children biologically, she says she felt totally fine with the idea of adoption. What made her upset was the idea of losing out on the opportunity to breastfeed.
“Breastfeeding was always something I imagined myself doing,” she says, “It was just part of . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Without Birthing: Latching An Adopted Newborn