36 weeks pregnant!
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Prepare for breastfeeding your babies by reading everything you can.
Read, read, read,
and arm yourself with information. Gather your support
system *before* you give birth. Visit your local La Leche League. Click
to find a local leader/group near you. Call the midwife, hospital, or Birth
Center, and speak with a Lactation Consultant. Click
to locate a lactation consultant or breastfeeding specialist in your
area. This way if you have
trouble, or just plain need support when your babies arrive, you can
call people who will be familiar with who you are.
Expect to hear many negative comments from just about everyone, excluding those that support you. You will be told you won't have enough milk, you will starve your babies, it's too much work, *no one* can breastfeed their twins...and so on. None of it is true. It is only in very rare circumstances that a woman cannot provide enough milk for her babies. An example would be a woman who has had breast reduction