Postnatal Education

Multiples in School: Parent Tips

To separate or not to separate?? Nothing about the situation is easy. Depends on the children, their ages, if they are changing places and playing tricks on teachers and friends and how many classrooms are available in your school of each grade. Here are some ideas for clarifying classroom placement of your multiples.

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Multiples in School: A Guide for Educators

If the educators at your children’s school need some guidance regarding classroom placement of your children, here are suggestions for addressing the issues with them and shedding some light on what might work and what won’t.

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Multiples and Co-bedding

Multiples and Co-bedding

When the babies are put into the same bed, it is called Co-bedding. There are many benefits to the babies sleeping together. Learn why.

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Occipital Plagiocephaly

Occipital plagiocephally is a flat spot that develops on an infant’s skull due to being left in one and the same position for too long. It is fixable up until the time the baby’s skulls naturally hardens, i.e. by about six months old. Multiples can experience this situation at birth due to pressure in the womb. Find out the details and how to improve the situation for your infant(s).

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Postpartum Depression and Mothers of Multiples

Any new mother (i.e. a woman who has just given birth) can experience postpartum depression (PPD) up to 18 months after the birth. With parents of multiples PPD can be a huge challenge. PPD is a disease, affects everyone in the family and awareness is the best defence against it.

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Dad / Partner’s Role

Dad/Partner is a very important person in not only the care of the children, but is Mom’s main support. Here are some ideas on working together, understanding the role and some terrific ideas to help keeping things running smoothly.

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