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Which is better - a rigid or flexible nursing schedule?

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Determining what type of feeding schedule works best for you takes some trial and error but over time you will get into a routine that will seem like second nature. Most moms find that a flexible schedule is best due to the fact that one baby may want to nurse more frequently than the other, however, trying to get your babies to nurse at the same time will make the most of your precious time. In an effort to get both babies on the same schedule, some mothers will let the more frequent eater dictate the feeding schedule. This will, over time, train both babies to nurse at the same time. Keep in mind though that the best nursing schedule is the one that works the best for you.

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If I decide to breastfeed my twins, will my nipples be sore?

Nipple soreness is not attributed to the actual act of breastfeeding your twins and breastfeeding multiples does not make you any more susceptible to sore nipples than breastfeeding only one child. Nipple soreness is most typically caused by either the incorrect positioning of the baby or improper latching. If your nipples do get [...]

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Which takes more time - breastfeeding or bottle feeding?

If you feed your babies simultaneously it takes approximately the same amount of time to breastfeed as it does to bottle feed. This, however, only takes into consideration the amount of time it takes to actually feed the babies. If you are breastfeeding, once you they are done you are done - nothing [...]

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