Feeding Twins - Pictures of Feeding Two Babies at the Same Time

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Feeding Twins Using Bouncy Seats

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Bottlefeeding Twins. Gina Zolfarelli Negd

Gina feeds her three-month-old twins simultaneously using bouncy seats. "I used to do it this way. I also used to place them in their car seats side by side in front of me on the coffee table and feed them that way too."

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Feeding Both Twins with One Hand

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Feeding two twins at the same time. Sam Cunningham

Sam can feed both of her babies with one hand! "I used to sit them both on a bean bag or in their bouncy chairs either side of me. To burp them, I would sit with my knees pulled up and have them on either knee, head on my shoulder and pat them at the same time. In the morning, I just prop them up with a pillow and sit in front of them." 

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Breast Feeding and Bottle Feeding Twins Together

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Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding Simultaneously. Sam Cunningham

Both breastfeeding and bottle feeding have benefits and challenges. When feeding twins, sometimes it works to use a combination approach. Sam illustrates her technique for alternating breast feeding and bottle feeding. She nurses one baby while simultaneously giving the other baby a bottle.  

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Using Pillows and Props to Feed Twins

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Feeding Twins at the Same Time. Kerry Menne

Kerry is a mom of twin girls. They were four months old in this picture (2 1/2 months adjusted age). She was fortunate to have a helper to feed her twins, her sister Hollie. "This is my sister feeding my girls. It turns out I have no photos of me doing this. I had a co-sleeper against the sofa with each girl in a boppy. I would burp one across my lap and one over my shoulder. It was the only way I could make it work."

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How a Dad Feeds Twins

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Dad bottle feeds two twins at the same time. David Hollis

This is how a Dad does it! David Hollis demonstrates his technique for feeding six-week-old twin babies. He utilized pillows to support the babies and his arms while resting the babies' heads in his lap. This strategy allows for comfortable seating, and a natural, cuddly position for the babies. The babies are identical girls, born weighing 4 lbs. and 4 lbs. 12 oz. at week 36 + 4 days.

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