Browsed by
Month: April 2017

Breastfeeding Twins – Part 3

Breastfeeding Twins – Part 3

Before I get into describing the differences in breastfeeding my twins versus my singleton, feel free to check out my posts from the last two weeks for more clarification on this week’s write-up: My Personal Experience Breastfeeding Twins My Personal Experience Breastfeeding a Singleton I think the biggest factor influencing my breastfeeding journeys were the start of the lives of my twins versus my singleton.  The twins were brought to the NICU when they were born and I did not…

Read More Read More

Breastfeeding Twins – Part 2

Breastfeeding Twins – Part 2

Part 2 of the breastfeeding series is about my personal experience breastfeeding my singleton. I am adding this post, so that in Part 3, the differences between breastfeeding my twins versus my singleton can be explored. My singleton was born at 38.5 weeks.  He was healthy and able to stay in our room throughout our stay in the hospital.  Overall the labor, delivery, and recovery from the pregnancy was pretty standard.  He latched on the second attempt at the hospital and…

Read More Read More

Breastfeeding Preterm Twins

Breastfeeding Preterm Twins

Breastfeeding one baby is A LOT of work! With twins, besides the obvious issue of having two newborns to feed, they are typically born earlier than singletons. On top of that, the recovery time for the mother after a twin birth is longer. There are a lot of extra factors to overcome in order to successfully breastfeed twins, especially if you want to exclusively breastfeed them. I think it is important to tell my two very different breastfeeding experiences in…

Read More Read More

Babies R Us Registry Checklist

Babies R Us Registry Checklist

Before I get to comparing my list with the Babies R Us registry checklist.  I am excited to say the complete baby gear lists for both singletons and twins can now be downloaded by going to the Baby Gear tab or you can click on the links below: Singleton Baby Gear List Twins Baby Gear List What do you really need from that registry checklist provided by the retailers? As part of this post, I have included a markup of the baby…

Read More Read More