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Breastfeeding Through One Twin’s Congenital Heart Disease and Open Heart Surgery 1

The decision to breastfeed my twins was automatic; it never occurred to me not to nurse them, and despite the fact that it was two babies, I never worried for a second that I would not have enough milk. I actually worried that I would have too much. I blamed […]

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From “No way” to “Best way for me” – my journey to twin homebirth 2

I wanted to share my story here so that those who do not understand why someone might choose to homebirth multiples could have a little more insight into the decision-making process that goes into it. This essay isn’t to convince anyone to birth at home, or that home is superior […]


Healing from Traumatic Birth, part two

This post is a continuation of our series on Healing from Traumatic Birth. If you are recovering from a past traumatic birth experience, whether it was with your twins or another birth, you may want to begin the work of processing that experience and exploring how it impacted you. Following […]

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Healing from Traumatic Birth, part one

You may be pregnant now and feeling a need to process past birth experiences or immediately postpartum and reeling from an unexpected and frightening birth. It could even be that you are approaching your birthing-day (even for the second, third, or eighth time), and are finding yourself more overwhelmed with […]


Teething Twins = Sore Nipples X TWO!

At eight months old, our twin breastfeeding journey had been relatively uncomplicated.  I had dealt with awkward latch issues in the early weeks, and some minor nipple soreness during that time.  I had survived a few plugged ducts using tips from Dr. Sears’s The Breastfeeding Book (http://www.amazon.com/Breastfeeding-Book-Everything-Nursing-Through/dp/0316779245/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1201970704&sr=8-1) and La Leche […]

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