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Did you use a twin feeding cushion?

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GuybrushThreepwoodMP Mon 27-Jul-15 15:14:33

I'm planning on mostly bottle feeding. Just wondering if one of those cushions is useful?

TheEagle Tue 28-Jul-15 11:52:23

I'm breastfeeding my 14.5 week olds and the twin feeding cushion has been invaluable for me.

I don't tandem feed them for every feed but when I do, I find the pillow excellent.

I use a My Brestfriend pillow which is similar to the Harmony Duo.

Lots of bottle feeding twin mums use the twin z style pillow to tandem feed with both babies propped up in it.

I think it's personal choice really, some people manage fine without a pillow and some (like me!) love theirs smile

ELSR30 Wed 29-Jul-15 17:15:04

I bottle fed my twins and bought the V shape memory pillow for £34.99 from Dunelm Mill. I could then bottle feed both babies at the same time.

Does take some practice getting into position but I would pop the twins on the sofa or bed either side of where I was planning to sit. Placed pillow on lap so the V point was facing away from me and then put one baby on each side so their heads would be together. Big timesaver for me!

Good luck smile

caravanista13 Wed 29-Jul-15 17:35:02

I breast fed my twins but never together. I felt it was important for them each to have one-to-one time (even if it did take all day for the first few weeks!)

GlitzAndGigglesx Wed 29-Jul-15 17:38:53

I'm mix feeding my 2 week olds and a midwife showed me how to hold them for bfing. It took some getting used to but is comfortable enough without a pillow. If they do wake at the same time for a feed I prop them up on a large cushion and bottle feed them on that. I probably should invest in a proper feeding pillow

laaloo89 Wed 05-Aug-15 11:21:32

I used a harmony duo feeding pillow for breastfeeding and use it now for bottle feeding. Fab....I love it!

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