Nursing Twins- Part 5: Nursing Two Older Babies

Clara and Kate are now 8 months old. It’s hard to believe…. Except for their nursing habits, which are much changed from the early days. Here’s what I’ve observed so far with nursing twins older than 6 months: They have more trouble focusing.  They still fit on the nursing pillow in the football hold forContinue reading “Nursing Twins- Part 5: Nursing Two Older Babies”

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Nursing Twins- Part 4: Pumping for Two

I’ve almost made it 8 months nursing Clara and Kate. I also work a 40+ hour work week so there have been many hours sitting hooked up to a pump.     Here are my tips and experiences with pumping, which work whether you’re pumping for one or two babies: Find out if you get aContinue reading “Nursing Twins- Part 4: Pumping for Two”

Mommy Review Monday: Medela Vs. Bonafide Baby Breastmilk Storage Bags

I’ve used both Medela and Bonafide Baby’s Breastmilk storage bags for pumped milk.     Here what I think about both: What I like about Medela’s Breastmilk Storage Bags: They come with capability to attach to your Medela breastpump accessories  They are nice and thick They have a place to write the date easily When filled,Continue reading “Mommy Review Monday: Medela Vs. Bonafide Baby Breastmilk Storage Bags”

Nursing Twins- Part 3: Nursing Two Solo 

Nursing twins for me by myself was a daunting thought.     I tandem nurse them because I didn’t want to deal with bottles and nursing. I’m an either/or kinda gal. I also didn’t want to spend all my time with a baby attached to me. I’m just not that mother and that’s ok.  But there cameContinue reading “Nursing Twins- Part 3: Nursing Two Solo “

Nursing Twins- Part 2: Surviving the Early Days

As I sit here writing about the early days of nursing my two, it does seem rather blurred. I won’t lie – the first few weeks flew by for me in a haze of long days and nights but here I am, 7 months into this journey, so I feel like something went right.   WithContinue reading “Nursing Twins- Part 2: Surviving the Early Days”