Multiple Birth

CRAZY STATISTICS…… | Lynda discusses multiple birth – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on July 10, 2018. Filed under: Multiple Birth, raising multiples, Triplets, Uncategorized | Tags: Australian study, hours a weeks looking after triplets, how many hours looking after twins, Triplets, Twins | A 1983 Australian study revealed that a Mom of 6-month old triplets, with her paid/volunteer assistant, spends an average 197.5 hours/week out of 168 hours on the care of her children and home. This does not include time for her to bathe, dress, sleep, eat, relax or talk…

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DON’T TREAT MULTIPLES ALIKE | Lynda discusses multiple birth – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on July 10, 2018. Filed under: Making a Difference, Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, Triplets, Twins, Uncategorized | Tags: individuals, quadruplets are individuals too, raising individuals, triplets are individuals too, twins are individuals too | Here is an interesting post from a parent of twins whose daughters do not look alike and each has her own distinct personality.  If you have been reading my Blog for any length of time, you will know that I couldn’t agree more…

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SUPPORTING SURVIVING CO-MULTIPLES *Warning: Some readers may find this article difficult to read. – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on July 2, 2018. Filed under: Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, Triplets, Twins | Tags: dressing triplets alike, dressing twins alike, keeping individuality in multiples, multiples are individuals too, surviving co-multiples, surviving triplet, surviving twin | I have been supporting and writing resources for bereaved parents, grandparents and surviving multiples for over 32 years and a few thoughts come to mind for the latter, i.e. surviving co-multiples (SC). SC, even when they lose their co-multiple in utero, at…

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STROLLERS: SINGLE AND DOUBLE | Lynda discusses multiple birth – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on June 27, 2018. Filed under: Clothing & Equipment for Twins and Triplets, Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, Triplets, Twins, Uncategorized | Tags: independence, multiples, one-on-one time, single strollers, strollers, triplet strollers, twin strollers | In addition to our double stroller, we also had a single stroller per child.  This allowed both of us to simultaneously take the babies out and not have to deal with the adulation, attention and commotion the double stroller automatically attracted.  It took…

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BONDING WITH BABIES IN THE NICU – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on June 25, 2018. Filed under: Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, Triplets, Twins, Uncategorized | Tags: bonding with babies in the NICU, Kangaroo care, NICU, skin to skin, time in the NICU | Sometimes multiple-birth babies need to spend time in the NICU.  Their stay may last a couple of days, to weeks and if they are very premature (before 38 weeks), even months.  Many parents worry about being able to bond with their babies.  It is still…

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BREASTFEEDING RANT…. | Lynda discusses multiple birth – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on June 20, 2018. Filed under: Breastfeeding multiplies, Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, simultaneous breast feeding, Triplets, Twins, Uncategorized | Tags: blocked ducts, breastfeeding, due diligence, mastitis, nipple shields, slacker boob | I am surprised, shocked and annoyed at how many Moms write into a BF blog I am on declaring “I want to be as prepared as possible for BF 2.” This sentiment is great, but when your babies are due The Next Day or Within The…

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