Most mothers can produce enough milk to
breast-feed two or more babies. If you have twins or
triplets, breast-feeding becomes more physically and emotionally challenging.
But with support and guidance, you can be successful.
Breast-feeding fosters the bond between you and each baby. Since
multiples often are born prematurely, the protective factors (antibodies) in breast milk are especially important
Get assistance from a health professional, a
breast-feeding specialist (lactation specialist), or another person with
expertise in breast-feeding multiple-birth babies. Special techniques often are
recommended for multiples. These may include:
June 21, 2013
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
& William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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