Breastfeeding My Adopted Baby: Part 2 (The Hospital)
The expectant mother (J) and I had discussed how we see the hospital stay going. She had asked us to be in the room during the birth of our child.
OUR CHILD = The child belonging to J, Me & my husband
That was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. I will never forget it… but alas that is for another post.
J had wanted to try to pump after baby was born to give her as much of her own nourishment as possible, but she wasn’t emotionally able to nurse. I was 100% for whatever she was comfortable with doing.
While she was in the throws of labor, her milk was leaking everywhere. We ended up having to wrap her in a towel.
Oh, to watch labor and not really be able to do anything to help… not my favorite. Luckily she was open to me using my essential oils with her which helped her (and me) to relax a little… again that’s for another post.