Breastfeeding Without Birthing: Changing Plans

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

Becoming a Milk Donor

I’ve never had a comfortable relationship with the breast pump. I fell victim to a number of booby traps with my first son and wound up unable to express any milk for him while I was at work, even though he nursed directly from the tap until he was 27 months old. Along the . . . → Read More: Becoming a Milk Donor