S1 E12 – How Parents Heal after the Death of a Twin

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

One the final episode of Season One of Double Happiness Multiplied we discuss the different avenues people take to address their grief when things don’t go the way they hoped during their multiple pregnancies. Alexa Bigwarfe tells us how she turned to advocacy to help her heal following the passing of one of her twin…

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S1 E11 – Fed is Best – The Breast or Bottle Dilemma with Multiples.

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Season One, Episode 11 of Double Happiness Multiplied, I’m Sally Barker. Coming up on this episode, we talk about breast and bottle feeding. Lactation Consultant Judy Adams, who is also a twin mum, gives us advice about breastfeeding multiples and also shares her story of the pressure she felt to exclusively breastfeed her…

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S1 E10 – NICU & Other Kids at Home.

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

  On this episode, we discuss taking care of your children while you have babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Psychologist Dr Monique Robinson has some tips to help normalise the situation as much as possible. Joanne Beedie shares her heartbreaking story of grieving for her baby boy who died inutero while watching…

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S1 E9 – Angel Babies

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

ANGEL BABIES From joy to heartbreak. On episode Nine, of Double Happiness Multiplied, we honour the families who sadly didn’t get to take one or more of their babies’ home. Alexa Bigwarfe shares her story of grief following the loss of one of her twins, due to twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. Psychologist Dr Monique Robinson talks…

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S1 E8 – What To Expect if Your Twins are Born Prematurely

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

On this episode of Double Happiness Multiplied, we talk with Consultant Neonatologist Doctor Patricia Woods from King Edward Memorial Hospital in Western Australia about what to expect when you have babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Mum of quadruplets Jannelle Snaddon walks us through her NICU journey. Psychologist Doctor Monique Robinson offers practical…

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S1 E7 – How To Prepare for the Birth of Your Twins

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

On episode seven of Double Happiness Multiplied we explore birthing options for multiples. We’ll be talking to Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist Associate Professor Craig Pennell about the types of twins that will require a caesarean delivery and those that can be safely delivered vaginally. Founder of Rockstar Birth Magazine and Rockstar Birth Radio, Shalome Stone…

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S1 E6 – How To Keep Your Relationship On Track When Having Multiples

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your Couple Bond & Your Multiple Pregnancy How to recognise when your relationship is in trouble On this episode, we discuss your couple relationship and why it’s important to nurture it before, during, and after your multiple pregnancy. We hear from Psychologist Dr Gretta Little, who offers some practical tips to help keep you on…

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S1 E5 – 7 Common Complications of a Multiple Pregnancy

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Episode Five, we discuss the seven most common complications that can arise in a multiple pregnancy. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Associate Professor Craig Pennell explains certain conditions to be aware of, what to look out for, and what do when you receive a diagnosis you’re not expecting. Author Alexa Bigwarfe talks about twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome,…

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S1 E4 – Gestational Diabetes

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gestational Diabetes Surprising facts about a common pregnancy complication. On episode four, of Double Happiness Multiplied, we discuss Gestational Diabetes (GDM) and why it’s important for women carrying more than one baby to understand how it might impact their pregnancy. The good news is, with the right exercise and nutrition program you can avoid any…

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S1 E3 – How To Eat Right When You’re Having Twins, Triplets, or Quads

By Sally Barker | Jan 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

On this episode, we tackle the problem of hyperemesis in multiple pregnancies and explain how to maximise your nutrition when you’re too ill to keep anything down, or there’s simply no room left for food. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Associate Professor Craig Pennell explains what happens to your body when you’re supplying nutrients to more than…

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