How Do You Breastfeed Twin Babies?

by Josie G.
(New York City)

How do you breastfeed twin babies? Short answer, one at a time. Long answer, you put 2 pillows on your legs and place a baby on each pillow and breast feed them both at once. I saw this in the book "what to expect when you're expecting". they have a visual pic too.

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Oct 08, 2011
I have TWO breasts!
by: Anonymous

I live near my husbands family in which we were probably the first couple to choose breastfeeding in the past 30 years with our first son. We are now 25 weeks along with twin girls and I have started hearing, "Are you going to breastfeed them too? But how?" If it was triplets I might understand your confusion but HELLO! I have 2 boobies!

Sep 09, 2010
by: Anonymous

whenever i mention that im going to attempt to BF this time around...didnt work out with my son and I was lazy and tht im not working i really want to try for real this time...but anyways people tell me that i better not try and that its impossible...yea they obviously dont know much..and forgot the fact that i do indeed also have 2 boobs lol it may be a challenge but ill have half of all the time in the worse comes to worse i can just pump all day long and then bottle feed

May 25, 2010
by: NP


I usually point out that I have two breasts and so God made it so I could feed two mouths simultaneously...

then I have relatives that are in the non-BF generation who don't understand how the whole supply/demand thing I find myself explaining that who scenario because they're worried that I won't have enough milk for two...

Sep 10, 2009
Breastfeeding my twins for over a year now
by: Anonymous

at the same time on a twin nursing pillow. i couldn't do it for the first month of their little lives *nurse at the same time, that is* but once they got bigger, it became the "norm". it is so much easier & faster too! I've done it for over a year now. i wrote about it on my blog. if anyone is interested in reading more...

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