Twins, Multiples and more
What should you expect from a twin birth and how will it be different to giving birth to one baby.¬† Here, NowBaby member Sharley shares her birth experience with us.... At 37 weeks + 4 the day had finally arrived, [...]
Finding out you're expecting twins can be a wonderful suprise, a scary shock or it can be something you've hoped and dreamed of.¬† Whatever your reaction, you may be wondering how this pregnancy will be different to that of a [...]
It stands to reason that our bodies weren't designed to carry more baby at once, so the expected gestation for twins is only 37 weeks. ¬†However with the increased risk of pre-eclampsia and other complications, prematurity is more likely in [...]
The thought of breastfeeding just one baby can be daunting enough, yet when you have two at once it can be a terrifying prospect, not only terms of positioning, winding and soreness, but also in terms of milk supply....¬† Here, [...]
We look at how and why twins 'happen', and how to tell if you're carrying identical or fraternal twins?
As a busy independent midwife and mum of a gorgeous little girl,¬† midwife Amber Thatcher has hands on experience of twin pregnancies, births and the early days with twin babies.¬† We asked Amber what a mum to be expecting twins [...]
If giving birth to one baby isn't worrying enough, carrying twins, triplets or more can be a truly terrifying prospect!¬† We spoke to independent midwife, Amber Thatcher, to get her advice on labour and delivery of to two, three or [...]