Breastfeeding Twins: What I’ve Learnt…

I’ve been feeding the twins for over five months on breastmilk alone now. In the early days, as you’ll recall, there were challenges, but it felt manageable. Five months in, I can honestly say that overall it has still been great, but there have been some hard, dark days and some really difficult times too….

Feeding Two

Breastfeeding twins, the story so far… When we started telling people that we were not only pregnant again, but pregnant with twins, one of the first, and most common things, that came up, was how I was going to feed them. It seems in many ways an odd question to ask a mother-to-be – I…

On stopping breastfeeding…

On stopping breastfeeding after 15 months…. I was lucky enough to breastfeed my daughter until she was 15 months old. I didn’t set out to do it for this long, but Munchkin was a great little feeder and I found it very easy. I loved the connection it gave us both and those special moments…

August: finding our feet…

….Finding our feet slowly here.¬†Though it’s also been hard. Munchkin is such a good little girl, but adjusting to motherhood has been – like it is for so many – like climbing Everest every day. I love being a mother, but I have been completely side-swiped by how dramatically and completely your life changes.