Guest Post | Ivanka Poku talks Postnatal Depression and Mental Health Awareness

This past week was Maternal Mental Health Week and it seemed like the perfect time for this guest post from my fellow twin mum, Ivanka Poko who writes over at Mum’s Journey. I received an email from Ivanka, explaining how she would like to raise awareness of postnatal depression and I really wanted to help.

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C-Section Awareness Month | My Experience

If you didn’t already know, this month has been C-section awareness month. Since the girls were born last June, I have received lots of questions about mine and so I thought, following on from writing my twin birth story a post containing some of my thoughts might help a few people.

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Sponsored | Oribel UK Cocoon Highchair Review

I started giving Edie and Mabel baby porridge and rice when they were around four months old, as they were showing all the signs that they were after more than just milk. They were already on hungry baby milk and whenever food was around, their faces were like the heart-eyes emoji… not to mention, nothing seemed to fill them up. So after a chat with my health visitor, I gave it a go and it was no surprise they loved it. It was around about this time that Oribel got in touch to let me know that they were bringing…

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A Day in the Life | Photoshoot

Amy, otherwise known as @thetriggertwins on Instagram posted a fantastic feature the other week showing a day in her life with twins and I absolutely loved it. I find it really helpful seeing what other multiple mum’s get up to during their days and so I thought I’d join in on Monday and post mine (I’ve popped it in my highlights for anyone who missed it). I’ve had this post planned for a few weeks since I received the photos but I thought now seemed a fitting time to also share our ‘Day in the Life’ photoshoot with Angela Fenwick.

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The quickest way to stop babies fussing

I’m going to try and keep this short after yesterday’s mammoth ‘going abroad with twin babies’ post. This is the best way I have found to stop Edie and Mabel from whinging, fussing or playing up in the car. If they get a bit twisty, this trick has so far always worked.

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