"Because the more we all raise our hands and share our OWN motherhood stories, the less alone you might ultimately feel in YOURS."
Aug. 1, 2022

E11 - Helpful Tips, Tools, & Support for Mothers (& Parents) of Multiples

E11 - Helpful Tips, Tools, & Support for Mothers (& Parents) of Multiples

In today's episode, we're talking about being a mother of MULTIPLES.

In this episode, I’ll share my conversation with Amber De’Neise - she’s a toddler mom to twin girls, and is based out of Northern Ontario, Canada. It was SO interesting for me to hear about her journey into first-time motherhood…only with TWICE the fun!! This was a really eye-opening interview, and we cover so many different topics - including everything from Amber’s must-haves for mothers of multiples, to the difficult infertility journey she and her partner navigated. I hope you learn as much from this conversation as I did!

Later in the episode, you’ll hear from more mothers of multiples of a variety of ages, as they share pieces of their personal motherhood journeys….these clips discuss everything from the joys and surprises they’ve encountered raising multiples, to the struggles they’ve overcome (or are currently facing), to their tips and the lessons they've learned along the way!

To adapt the commonly used expression, it takes a VILLAGE to raise a child….and a MUCH BIGGER VILLAGE to raise 2, 3, or MORE at the same time! 

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Thank you so much to Cassandra, who left the lovely review shared in today's episode.


LINKS FROM TODAY'S EPISODE:

https://twinznursingpillow.com/
https://buytablefortwo.com/ (recommended by multiple moms!)
https://babybrezza.com/products/formula-pro-advanced (recommended by multiple moms!)
https://ca.mountainbuggy.com/products/duet

Facebook Groups Amber found helpful (to not feel so alone):

Twin Mama Strong Support Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/780510602129934/

GTA (Greater Toronto Area) Parents of Twins and Multiples: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gtatwinsandmultiples/

Twins, Triplets and Quads - Safe Sleep Training & Learning for Multiples: https://www.facebook.com/groups/157633598090301/

OTHER SUGGESTIONS FROM MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES:

Postpartum Doulas - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by a few mothers of multiples
What is a postpartum doula, you ask? Read on here!

Great for ALL mothers or parents who need help with sleep...
"Helping babies sleep and families thrive"
https://takingcarababies.com/
@takingcarababies

Little Ones - The Baby Sleep Experts
CASE STUDY: Double Trouble? That's TWICE as Exhausting (read more)

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