NICU

Guidance, tips and tricks to get you and your twins through the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) if your babies come early or have urgent medical needs.

Premature Love: Helping Preemies Grow

Everyone grows at their own rate and in their own way. You. Me. Our twins. Especially our premature twins. Premature babies are typically behind...

Formula Fed To Breastfed: Transitioning After The NICU

Being a nurse, I was absolutely certain I wanted to exclusively breastfeed my infants for the first 6 months. You would have to be...

Sleep Training Quadruplets!

One day in the NICU I was comfortably rocking one of the babies when the nurse mentioned the babies would be coming home soon....

Twin Pregnancy Calendar: What To Do and When To Get Ready!

Twin pregnancy is extremely different from a singleton pregnancy. It's going to be filled with extra doctors appointments, possibly more testing, more ultrasounds, and...

11 Tips to Balance Twin Breastfeeding

March 20th marks the first official day of spring. Which also meant, as my husband pointed out, that this day was the spring equinox...

Meet Super MoM Danielle Sikes!

This month we are honored to recognize Danielle Sikes as March, 2016 Super Mom! After struggling with infertility Danielle was blessed to become the amazing mom...

Twins Born on Separate Days….One on Leap Day!

Newborn twin boys born at Alta Bates Summit hospital will celebrate their birthdays on different days, with one born February 28 and the other...

Hybrid Feeding and How it Worked for my Twins

While the benefits of breastfeeding are well known these days, having more than one mouth to feed can make it more difficult to breastfeed...

Step2 Quaddies of the Month Jaxxon, Rylan, Paisley, and Kinsley!

Every month along with our partner Step2 we introduce you to a unique set of twins. This month we decided to mix it up a...

Preemie Twins in NICU Can’t Stop Holding Hands

Australian parents, Glen and Anthea "Cookie" Jackson-Rushford's twins were born 11 weeks early, but they have already shown remarkable strength and a determination to stick...

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