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?
Do your twins look a lot alike? You may want to consider getting them an agent for commercial and film opportunities. We'll explore what twin parents need to know before submitting their twins. Hey, if Mary Kate and Ashley can do it, so can you!
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.
If having twins seems tough, imagine being pregnant or caring for newborn twins in addition to your other children. How does having singletons prior to your twins help prepare you for your parenting journey? How will your other children react to the new duo in the family?
It's a parent's worse nightmare. One minute your child is fine and the next minute she's not breathing. Worse yet, you don't really know why it happened. This is what it's like to suddenly lose a child from SIDS. And unfortunately, SIDS rates are higher for families of twins.
You may have planned to breastfeed your baby, but sometimes the circumstances make "pumping" expressed breast milk is the best option available to both mother and child. What are some of the main reasons moms exclusively pump and what are the possible benefits/challenges?
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?
Your pregnancy is called high-risk if you or your baby has an increased chance of developing a health problem. What are some of these risk factors? And what type of treatment can you expect to receive with a high-risk pregnancy?
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?