Category Archives : Pregnancy

Posts about healthy pregnancy with multiples.

Amazing Power of Skin to Skin Contact!

It’s Kangaroo Care Awareness Day, which makes today a perfect day to celebrate all the benefits of early skin-to-skin contact (SSC)! Benefits of skin to skin on healthy term babies  as listed by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, in her book Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers include: More […]



Five Reasons NOT to Circumcise Your Son 2

1) It isn’t necessary. In spite of some recent medical claims that circumcision reduces the transmission of HIV/AIDS, this is simply not true. Circumcision research finding that HIV/AIDS transmission is reduced was conducted in third-world countries, with different cultural contexts from our own, and in which access to safe sex […]

One Placenta, Two Placentas, Identical, Fraternal?

(Or… “How can I tell if my twins are identical or fraternal?”) There seems to be so much confusion over types of twins. Are they identical? Are they fraternal? Many parents of multiples are given incorrect information from their ultrasound technician or doctor, who often state that since their twins […]