Category Archives : Research


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 babiesĀ  as listed by Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, in her book Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers include: More […]

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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 […]

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Research & Studies

Most of us are interested in Naturally Parenting Twins because we find that there is inherent wisdom in the “natural” way of doing things (however we define that), even as we are thankful for those times that medical intervention is available when warranted. Frequently, our providers, not recognizing how much […]