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A 33-year-old female asked about a 32-year-old female:

after 9 years of marriage i had an abortion in 5 weeks of pregnancy. is it possible to get milk from me if i adopt a baby.so that i can feed .

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possible: It is possible to breastfeed and adopted baby. This is called induced lactation. Personally, I have never had a patient do this. I have heard that it is challenging but definitely possible.

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Last updated Sep 5, 2015

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