Adoptive Breastfeeding

Mothers who do not give birth to their child can breastfeed their infant.  Adoptive breastfeeding or Induced lactation describes a wide spectrum of options for the adoptive parent. Each situation is unique and each family will have different goals.

At Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio we are happy to work with you toward your goals of breastfeeding your adopted baby, including inducing milk production. Prior to your visit to discuss your individual situation, we suggest reviewing some resources: