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Breast feeding twins and high multiples
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    New Mothers MUST Be Supported By ALL

    I am very proud to be a mother of twin girls, now 9 months old. They were born at home at 35 weeks 1 day, each double footling breech with no complications. Their weights were 2414 grams and 1647 grams. I chose to exclusively breastfeed them and they both nursed great from birth until they were 24 hours, when the smaller baby fell weak and had to be supplemented, first with glucose as she had low blood sugar on entry to...

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    breast feeding of twins needs motivation

    Dear Editor,

    In response to the subject, i wish to pen down my recent experience of normal growth of twins till 6 months on exclusive breast feeding. A pair of male twins were born to at term to a 2nd gravida mother by normal vaginal route, the birth weight was 3.2kg and 3.0kg. The mother was motivated and advised breast feeding in delivery room and subsequently in postnatal ward. The parents belonged to lower socico...

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