Breastfeeding Older Children in Public, Part One

Do you care about whether a mother and older child are breastfeeding? Or do you care about whether a mother and older child are breastfeeding in public?   The first question is the important one as the financial and societal cost of not breastfeeding and the personal benefits to mother and child are arguably well-established.…

Wordless: How the Twins React to Santa

The twins will be 15 months old on December 25th. While they look alike and hit many of the same milestones, I’ve observed that they have been unique individuals since I could first differentiate their movements in the womb.   We met a gregarious Santa who got a kick out of holding twins. When he…

Wordless: 27 weeks Twin Pregnant Belly

27 weeks and looking forward to more to report next week with the big 28 week gestational milestone and appointments. How has your week been? I’d enjoy a glimpse into what has been going on with you. Related articles Wordless: 24 week Twin Pregnancy Belly Updates (touchstonez.com) Wordless: 23weeks Twin Pregnancy Belly (touchstonez.com) Wordless: 22…

Wordless: 24 week Twin Pregnancy Belly Updates

Well, almost wordless… This was a maternity shirt I wore in my third trimester during my previous pregnancies, for comparison. It’s so tight now that it has become uncomfortable. This week has been enjoyable. I’m still pain-free after the prenatal massage and African dance class combination from almost 2 weeks ago. I think the weekly…

Wordless: 23weeks Twin Pregnancy Belly

This why I’m so exhausted and feeling huge this week. I took the shot with the white shirt 2 days earlier. There’s a noticeable difference in both size and position of my belly. The first shot is before a prenatal massage and an African dance class both of which contributed to opening my pelvis. I…

Wordless: 22 Week Belly Hands-free Cupholder

I’ve achieved one of my pregnancy goals: at 22 weeks, I have a convenient tray table. If it were a margarita, I’d be even happier. I’m beginning to accept that I’m halfway through this pregnancy now. I’m still looking at healthy twin pregnancy research and haven’t spent much time focusing on the births. I’m sure…