Exclusive Pumping: Making It Work For You

So, you’ve decided to exclusively pump for your baby. Now how do you turn this plan into reality? What are some common obstacles moms who pump typically encounter and how can you overcome them? We’ll explore how to make pumping work for you and your baby.

Decoding Your Baby’s Body Language

Your baby seems to cry, a lot. She also spends a lot of her time moving, grunting, and cooing. Maybe she is trying to communicate what is going on in her tiny little body, but you don’t understand what. Is there a way to decode what your baby’s body language is saying? Does this baby come with a user manual? Help!

Internet Safety: Overexposing Our Kids

You’re proud of your kids, so it’s only natural you would want to “show them off” to family and friends. And nowadays, that means posting cute pics and vids online through your favorite social media platforms. Unfortunately, not everyone has the best intentions when viewing your kids online. Are we unintentionally overexposing our children online? Is social media really to blame? And what steps can we take to keep them safe and secure?

Twin Birthday Parties on a Budget

Birthday parties can be a major “stresser” for new parents. So, is planning a birthday party for twins twice as hard- if you don’t have twice the budget? We’re partnering with our friends at Twiniversity to bring you great tips to help make your party as perfect as possible!

Coping with Morning Sickness

For many soon-to-be moms, it’s one of the main symptoms they notice in early pregnancy. So, what can you expect with nausea also know as morning sickness? What typically helps settle the stomach and make you feel better?

Do I Really Have Low Milk Supply?

Many breastfeeding moms question whether or not they are making enough milk for their baby. Sometimes it really is low milk supply and sometimes the quantity of breast milk is a result of something else. So, how do you know if there really is a problem?

Postpartum Mental Health: Postpartum Anxiety

New moms experience many new emotions after the birth of their baby, and some of those feelings may surprise you, such as anxiety. Postpartum anxiety is a common condition that is often overlooked because of the belief that new mothers are just naturally anxious. So, what are the symptoms and how does it differ from other postpartum mood disorders? And how can this condition impact a mother’s ability to care for her child if gone untreated?

Feeding Your Child: Picky Eaters

It never fails. You make a perfectly good meal for your family, and your child refuses to eat it. What’s the best way to handle picky eaters? How do you ensure your kids are getting all the nutrients they need when their diet mainly consists of mac and cheese?

Common Pelvic Floor Problems After Twins

You’ve had your babies, but your body doesn’t seem to be healing itself and getting better. This could be a result of common pelvic floor problems that impact moms with multiples. So, what are the most common symptoms and how do you know if they will go away or if you need some additional help? And what does treatment typically look like?

Keeping Your Pregnancy Low Risk

When pregnant, having an “uneventful” or “boring” pregnancy is actually exactly what your medical care provider wants. A pregnancy with few complications will keep you “low risk”. So, what exactly does having a low risk pregnancy look like? And what can you do to keep it that way?

Breastfeeding with Large Breasts

Women with large breasts often have concerns when breastfeeding their babies. Will you somehow smother your little one? Could you produce too much milk and become engorged? Will your flow be faster and more uncomfortable for your baby? Today you’ll hear from large breasted women about what works best for them!

Takotsubo Syndrome: The Physical Impact of Losing a Child

The emotional stress of losing a child can quickly overcome any parent. But, did you know there’s scientific proof that it can have a profound physical impact on parents as well? Moms not only can experience a broken heart, but their arms can literally ache if they’re not able to hold and comfort their child, regardless of their age when their child passes away. Today, you’ll hear from a mom who experienced this firsthand, and now she’s helping parents all over the country.

Speech Development in Toddlers

Your baby is now a toddler and they’re starting to talk. Well, kind of. What are the speech development milestones for tots and toddlers? And what do you do if your child is falling a bit behind?

Photographing Your Twins

You’ve probably seen tons of adorable photos of twins and thought “how did they do that”? Are the photos done professionally? Can you get similar results on your own? What kind of camera and lighting did they use? And how on earth did they get those twins to pose so perfectly for the camera? We get the inside scoop on how to get the best photographs of your twins!

Gender Prediction: Fact Vs. Fiction

Are you having a boy or girl? The question is inevitable the moment you announce your pregnancy. But just how reliable are the tests we use to reveal a baby’s gender?

The Dos and Don’ts of Nipple Shields

If your baby is having a hard time latching, he may need a nipple shield to help get breastfeeding off to a good start. And even though nipple shields can help, there are definite pros and cons to using them. What’s the correct way to use them? And when should you perhaps try other alternatives?

Diaper Rashes: Causes and Remedies

You remove your baby’s diaper and see redness everywhere- perhaps even bumps and open sores! What’s causing your baby’s diaper rash? Could it be the diaper, or some other form allergy or irritation? How can you treat the rash and (hopefully) prevent it from happening again?

The Dirty On Diapers

We’re getting “briefed” on the best diapers for your baby. Whether you’re interested in cloth, disposable or some sort of hybrid, we’ll explore the pros and cons of all your options!

Inside the NICU: Time Management and Scheduling

We’re continuing our series focused on neonatal intensive care units. In this segment, parents with twins in the NICU discuss how they managed the time spent with their twins. Plus, how do parents with singletons juggle their schedule to spend time needed in the NICU?

The Truth About Gestational Diabetes

Even if you’ve never had diabetes, you could be among the 18% of women who develop a form of it about halfway through their pregnancy. While gestational diabetes is not a permanent condition, it does impact both mother and baby.

Nap Transitions: How Do You Drop a Nap?

As your baby grows, so does his ability to sleep for longer periods of time. So, how does this impact the naps you have scheduled throughout the day? How much sleep does your baby really need, and how does this change along with their overall development? How do you drop naps throughout the day?

Public Libraries: A Great Resource for New Parents

Public libraries are a fantastic (and usually free) resource for new and expecting parents! Learn more about the services available to you and your family! Plus, what is standard library etiquette when it comes to young babies, infants and toddlers?

Fertility Treatments and Twin Pregnancy

As a twin parent, it’s a question you commonly get, sometimes from complete strangers. Did you have your twins “naturally” or through fertility treatments? The question is a bit invasive, we agree. This episodes explores the different ways fertility treatments can increase your chances of having twins.