Feeding & Scheduling

Changes in Schedule as Your Infant Twins Grow

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When your twins come home, they will be on the schedule set for them at the hospital—most likely a three-hour schedule. You should stick with that schedule until your twins are ready to drop one of the night feedings. In time, you will move to a four-hour schedule with only one and eventually no night feedings.

Structured changes in the schedule will feel like a tremendous accomplishment for you as well as your twins. With each change, you will gain more and more nighttime sleep yourself, thereby gaining more sanity and strength.

Your pediatrician will be able to assist you and advise with this process. There are also many published books on the topic. (We ♥ "Twelve Hours' Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old".)

But here are a few nuggets of knowledge we have learned as twin mothers during this process:

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