sleeping arrangements for triplets

Everything you need to know about sleeping arrangements for triplets.

As with so many aspects of parenting, deciding on sleeping arrangements when you have multiple babies requires more thought than if you were to be caring for a single baby. While parents expecting one newborn may have no problem fitting a cot or bassinet in their bedroom with them, space limitations might make fitting more

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Are barefoot shoes for kids better than “supportive” footwear?

I want to talk about supportive shoes for children, or rather NOT putting children in supportive shoes. A disclaimer first – I am not a medical professional. I am a mum of three, simply speaking about my own experiences and reiterating the advice of many passionate podiatrists. Having been educated on this issue myself over

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WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO BE LOOKING AFTER YOUR TEETH DURING PREGNANCY

When you’re pregnant, there are so many things on the “to-do” list, like buying baby related products, doctors appointments and ultrasounds, clothes to fit your growing belly, maternity leave or work arrangements, finances and even considering how parenthood will affect your relationship with your partner. Dental health is not usually high on the priority list

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Divorce Rates for Parents of Triplets and what you need to know to avoid the statistics

Although bringing home a new baby is never easy, you can at least prepare for many of the challenges that parenthood brings. You can psych yourself up to understand that you’re not going to sleep properly for the next 3-17 years. You can come to terms with the fact that you will be forever tripping

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Mental Health in Parents of Multiples: How to Stay Sane with your New Babies

Having a baby on the way is exciting, daunting, fascinating, and overwhelming – all at once! Even if you’re already a parent, you have to prepare yourself for how this will change your life (again). Finding out that you’re expecting MULTIPLE babies is a whole new ballgame – how can you even prepare for that?!

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Postnatal Depression and Triplets – you’re not alone.

If you’ve experienced the “joys” of pregnancy, you’ll know firsthand that there’s not a single part of your body that’s unaffected by all the fun hormonal changes you’re going through. Unfortunately, hormones continue to rule your life after you give birth. They are incredibly important – they help keep you and your baby happy and

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Thinking About Delivering Triplets Naturally? Here’s what you need to know…

Of the five million decisions facing every expecting mother, figuring out how to give birth is one of the most personal and important ones to make. There are more options than ordering a sandwich at Subway – “Natural vaginal birth? C-section? Water birth? Home birth? Would you like a side of epidural with that?” It’s

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6 Early Symptoms of Triplet Pregnancy (because you just know, right?)

Okay, so triplets was a surprise. But I had a hunch it was twins! I’ve spoken to so many multiple birth mamas out there who had a whole range of pregnancy symptoms early on, but the following ones have been pretty damn consistent across the board. Many are also experienced in single pregnancies, but it

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Insomnia during triplet pregnancy driving you nuts? Try these cool tricks for better sleep.

So you’re pregnant with triplets or more and you’re not sleeping? I hear you, sister. While insomnia during pregnancy is pretty common, it is often exacerbated for those carrying a multiple pregnancy ( as are most of the usual joys including heartburn, morning sickness and fatigue). When you’re already feeling exhausted throughout the day due

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