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Can Adoptive Moms Breastfeed? June 10, 2007

Filed under: Breastfeeding — apconnect @ 4:53 pm

Few would dispute the advantages of nursing – from antibodies that protect an infant at birth to the health-promoting, disease-preventing nutrients in mother’s milk. Just as importantly, nursing promotes a special bond between mother and child – a bond some might be surprised to learn is not exclusive to biological children and their mothers.

It is not necessary to have been pregnant in order to nurse; adoptive moms can breastfeed.

Read more at DallasChild.

 

Breastfeeding in Texas May 8, 2007

Filed under: Breastfeeding, Health & Wellness — apconnect @ 4:28 pm

According to the State of Texas, “The legislature finds that breast-feeding a baby is an important and basic act of nurture that must be encouraged in the interests of maternal and child health and family values.” What does that mean for you when it’s time to nurse in public?

Know state law and your rights when it comes to breastfeeding.

 

Best of the ‘Net: Breastfeeding May 1, 2007

Filed under: Breastfeeding — apconnect @ 9:14 pm

Sift through the amazing amount of outstanding breastfeeding information and support available on the internet. Get the support and information you need, day or night. (more…)