Gay Dads breastfeeding their adopted babies?

Community Leader
Registered: 10-01-2010
Gay Dads breastfeeding their adopted babies?
Wed, 09-19-2012 - 9:46am

There has been much discussion around the web about the transgendered father who was breastfeeding his baby with the assistance of a breastfeeding supplimenter and donated breast milk.

But since he started out life as a woman, do you think it is more acceptable than a gay dad breastfeeding his adopted baby - in a similar way?

"An article in the May/June issue of the gay and lesbian magazine And Baby has added to growing interest in an unusual question: Are males capable of lactation and breastfeeding? If so, should gay men nurse the infants they adopt?"

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iVillage Member
Registered: 05-25-2004
Thu, 09-20-2012 - 2:39am

As long as the baby is getting proper nutrition and not being hurt, I don't care how they feed their own baby. Good for him for wanting to do something good for his baby, despite what others might think.

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-18-2006
Wed, 09-19-2012 - 5:57pm

I think it's weird a guy would try to breastfeed, gay or not. But that's just me.


iVillage Member
Registered: 04-16-2009
Wed, 09-19-2012 - 1:22pm
Who cares? It is no one's business what he does.