You've just had your twin babies. It may take some time for you to feel "normal" again. How does the recovery process differ for a new mom of twins. What can you expect after having either a vaginal or cesarean birth- or perhaps both?
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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?
One thing that's common among every parent who has had to deal with premature birth is the complex mix of emotions that they experience. Negative emotions like grief, worry, shock, anger, and guilt swirl around your head. Mixed in are positive emotions like hope, love, longing to be with your baby, and relief that at least it was not a miscarriage. It is an overwhelming feeling that can disorient anyone. That's why we thought we'd create this step-by-step guide on how to deal with a premature birth to help you navigate this difficult period.
You may have read or heard about sleep training. What exactly is it? What are your options? And does it really work for twins and triplets, or just singletons?
You've experienced some complications during your pregnancy, and suddenly, you're on bedrest. But, does bedrest really work? Plus, what are some helpful tips to pass the time as you wait for your little one to arrive?
Cribs, Co-sleepers, Bassinets, and Bunkbeds. With twins, there’s a lot of equipment and transitions ahead. Should you put newborns together? Keep them in your room or put in the nursery? And when they’re older, when should you separate them? Do they need their own rooms? Our twin parents are here to talk about sleeping arrangements for twins.
Traveling with a baby can definitely have its challenges, and sleep could quite possibly be at the top of that list. So, how do you get your baby adjusted while you're traveling through time zones, or driving long hours in the car?
If your baby seems irritable or she's having a hard time sleeping, you may want to consider swaddling. It just makes sense that your child would feel most comfortable in an environment that's more similar to your baby felt while being cradled in your womb. How do you successfully swaddle your baby, what type of swaddles typically work best and do all babies really need to be swaddled? Plus, what safety precautions should you take to make sure your baby is safe
What are some signs of sleep deprivation? How can you overcome sleep disorders while pregnant? Plus, simple tips to help you and your baby get the restful sleep you deserve.
Some babies need to nurse often- and that includes late at night and the wee hours of the morning. So, how can you get the restful sleep you need while providing for your baby? Our breastfeeding moms share what's worked for them!