Breastfeeding a child gives him/her a healthy start in life, thus a foundation is laid in the child’s life for a future that will be both prosperous and healthy. Not only does a child benefit from breastfeeding, but the mother also benefits.
Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure a positive effect on maternal and child health and wellbeing. It is a free, natural, and sustainable source of nutrition and sustenance for the baby.
In part one, we covered some twin-specific challenges and solutions when it comes to breastfeeding. This second article will cover how having support can make this process easier, tips for pumping for twins, and creating a balanced feeding schedule.
A good latch allows your baby to empty your breasts properly, and can prevent nipple pain and breast tenderness for mothers. Even though most babies learn to latch naturally, many need some assistance in the beginning!
Are you excited yet a bit scared of welcoming twins? Don’t worry! There are things you can do to make things less stressful, and we’ve got you covered. We’ll cover double the information across two articles.
While it isn't their bodies and time involved in the direct action itself, I find it vital to include my partner in the conversation. We both agree it's a woman's choice at the end of the day, but if moms need more societal support for breastfeeding, we do have to involve more than just women in the conversation.