RESUMING BREASTFEEDING AFTER AN INTERRUPTION. The good news is relactation is possible. It requires time, patience, determination and a cooperative .
Relactation is when someone restarts breastfeeding after a gap. You may have adopted a baby and want to re-start your milk supply in order to breastfeed them. Someone could also breastfeed an adopted baby if they have never breastfed previously or has never been pregnant – this.
Relactation and Adoptive Breastfeeding: The Basics. By Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC. Image credit: ODHD on flickr. Relactation or induced.
Most people think about breastfeeding as something that only occurs after a woman has given birth. However, lactation (the process of making breastmilk) can.