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Is it possible to breastfeed an adopted child?

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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

It is difficult but possible with continued stimulation of the breast.
This can be done with a breast pump.

In brief: Yes

It is difficult but possible with continued stimulation of the breast.
This can be done with a breast pump.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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In brief: Yes

If you are still lactating from a previous pregnancy, certainly.
It just happens to be unusual, in the western culture, to adopt a child right after giving birth to one.

In brief: Yes

If you are still lactating from a previous pregnancy, certainly.
It just happens to be unusual, in the western culture, to adopt a child right after giving birth to one.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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