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Congrats on the new baby. Would you like a DNA screening test?

However, before routine genetic screening of infants even approaches reality, many questions need answers, including whether genetic sequencing can accurately identify babies who will develop a disease, according to Dr. Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., chairman of the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. The committee evaluates scientific evidence and makes recommendations to… Read More »

Tips For Breastfeeding An Adopted Baby

You may be surprised to learn that mothers of adopted newborns and infants can breastfeed, and the children will potentially benefit from the experience in much the same way as children breastfeeding with their biological mother. However, for mothers who are adopting, the desire to breastfeed comes with many additional challenges they will need to… Read More »