Archive for tag 'breast milk'

Our first shipment

Shipping Breast Milk – Our Process

We are so incredibly fortunate that our surrogate offered to continue pumping for Baby Sea Otter. In most surrogate contracts, the surrogate chooses whether or not they’d like to pump for the intended parents, and there is usually a fee associated with it. The fee varies, though in most situations I’ve encountered it’s about $1 […]


Adopted and Breastfed?

I have to tell you — the first time I ever heard of an adoptive mother taking the required hormones to induce lactation, I was a little grossed out. I have no problem with breastfeeding, and honestly, I feel a little guilty that I’m not able to. I am able to breastfeed, if I take […]

Things I Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding and Breastmilk

I went to a friend’s birthday party Saturday night. All the girls in that group of friends don’t have children yet. We got to talking about breastfeeding since everyone was drinking except me, and the topic of “milk let down” came up. These are all married or engaged women in their thirties, but no one […]

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