If you're pregnant with twins or higher order multiples, then your medical care provider has probably already told you about the risk of preterm labor. What does "preterm" actually mean for multiples? What are some of the signs of preterm labor? And what can be done to help calm your contractions and keep your babies in utero?
Mothers have breastfed their babies since the beginning of time- otherwise, the human race wouldn't have survived. So, why does it seem that more and more women are having trouble? Are we missing something our babies are trying to tell us? Today we're learning all about biological nurturing, which encourages your own breastfeeding instincts.
There are many reasons you may need to have a fetal non-stress test, or NST, during your pregnancy. Perhaps your baby isn't moving as much as before or perhaps you have a high risk pregnancy. So, how are these tests performed, and are there any risks to mom and baby? Also, what typically happens if the results are abnormal?
We continue our series focused on breastfeeding twins. In this episode, we'll explore the mother and baby's choice to wean from breastfeeding. Do mothers of twins wean earlier than singletons? And what are some tips for weaning one baby and not the other?
Breastfeeding twins can be overwhelming, but with a little planning and some great props, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish. Hear what moms of twins have to say about scheduling and positioning their babies for feedings.
Breastfeeding more than one child can be challenging, especially when they're late preterm twins. Why are these babies more inconsistent in their nursing patterns? What's the most efficient way to feed them?
Does breastfeeding two children at the same seem intimidating? It doesn't have to be. We'll introduce you to some moms who do it on daily basis. Why did they choose to tandem nurse? What are some of the benefits and the challenges? And what tips do they have for other moms?