Breastfeeding isn't just best for baby. There are significant medical, emotional and financial benefits for nursing moms. It is also one of the best ways to bond with your baby.
Breastfeeding twins is something that not many moms get to experience. It is a very special and unique experience that takes some time to master. If your twins have arrived early, you will most likely begin learning how to breastfeed with the help of a hospital team. Once you and your babies have gone through the steps to learn how to breastfeed individually, the nurses and lactation consultants will be able to help you simultaneously breastfeed your twins. When you head home from the hospital, don't be surprised if your babies don't stick to a schedule. Stick with it and you will find a rhythm at home that works for you.Read more... »
One of the first things you think when you find out you are expecting twins is, how am I going to nurse both babies at once? Although you will probably have to nurse each baby individually in the beginning to get the hang of it, doubling up can save a lot of time.Read more... »