Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets: A Guide for Professionals and Parents
Pregnancy and childbirth
Synthetic audio, Automated braille
As rates of multiple births increase, birth professionals are discovering a distinct lack of resources to support parents who wish to breastfeed. Written in an accessible format, Breastfeeding Twins and Triplets is a source of information for parents, lactation consultants,… birthing professionals and healthcare workers wishing to support multiple birth families.Stagg's evidence-based guide discusses the discovery of a multiple pregnancy, how families can prepare for breastfeeding, premature birth, hand expressing and pumping as well as transitioning premature babies onto the breast and moving away from tube feeds.Stagg's own experience of breastfeeding her twins and career as a breastfeeding counsellor and lactation consultant with the IBCLC (International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants) ensures this guide is filled with practical knowledge to support multiple birth families in their journey.