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January 30, 2007

this is one of my proudest moments!

35 Responses to “Anonymous”

  1. danielle cegielski Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 12:14 pm

    beautiful, beautiful picture, and a feat amongst itself..

  2. ellen in conn Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 12:28 pm

    Beautiful!

  3. Katharine Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 1:33 pm

    Beautiful, beautiful babies, Anon! They’re so eager to nurse—that’s adorable.

  4. Amy Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 1:56 pm

    I was about to say Beautiful..then realized everyone else said the same thing.

  5. I-dra Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 3:48 pm

    it makes me cry. i love the sight of little babies gazing up with those newborn eyes as they nurse with trust & gratitude for the 1st time. i can only imagine the love in mama’s eyes as she gazes right back at her precious gems. good job, mama!

  6. Liz Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 5:34 pm

    That is absolutely wonderful… what lucky babies you have!!

  7. Elizabeth Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 8:15 pm

    What a rarely seen picture! I wish so many more mothers of multiples would try to breastfeed. Good for you and them!!

  8. Drea Says:
    January 30th, 2007 at 8:32 pm

    I love that photo! so sweet…

  9. Victoria Says:
    January 31st, 2007 at 6:26 am

    That’s cool. How are they doing now?

  10. Sadie Says:
    January 31st, 2007 at 4:26 pm

    Wow thats so beautiful! I just had twin girls last Jan 3.

  11. Kim J. Says:
    January 31st, 2007 at 4:43 pm

    this pic makes me cry, i sent it to my sister. thank you for it. my son would not breastfeed no matter what i tried. i love the trust and fulfillment in your babies eyes. how i long for another one, even twins. thank you for this pic, it gives me hope. much love…

  12. Diane Says:
    January 31st, 2007 at 5:45 pm

    I’ve come back to the site several times just to see this picture. It puts such a wide smile on my face. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Kier Says:
    February 1st, 2007 at 8:31 pm

    This is my favorite pic on the entire site! What an amazing feeling you must have had! I cannot wait to birth my second daughter (this June) and nurse her for the first time!!

    I’d love to hear an update on how the twins are doing with breastfeeding!

  14. Renee Says:
    February 2nd, 2007 at 6:05 am

    This is such an awesome photo!! You should be proud!

  15. Thea Says:
    February 2nd, 2007 at 2:16 pm

    wow! that is such a powerful picture of motherhood…i wasn’t able to breast feed my baby, but hopefully the next one i can.

  16. donna Says:
    February 2nd, 2007 at 9:43 pm

    Elizabeth:
    What a rarely seen picture! I wish so many more mothers of multiples would try to breastfeed. Good for you and them!!

    Posted on January 30, 2007 20:15

    Do you have multiples? If so and you are breastfeeding good for you. I have twins and am not breastfeeding, not by choice,but because they do not want to nurse. So, maybe next time you might want to watch what you say, because you do not know everyones situation….breastfeeding is not an easy thing to do and you have offended me!

  17. Rachael Says:
    February 5th, 2007 at 1:39 pm

    Wow, what a beautiful picture, brought tears to my eyes.

  18. Michelle Says:
    February 6th, 2007 at 1:43 pm

    The beauty of this shot, with the earnestness of the babies, made me tear up. It’s a remarkable portrait.

  19. Cheryl Says:
    February 6th, 2007 at 2:14 pm

    Beautiful!!!

  20. Jennifer Says:
    February 6th, 2007 at 6:13 pm

    That brought tears to my eyes. Breast feeding is an amazing experience. Love the photo!

  21. Virginia Says:
    February 7th, 2007 at 9:52 am

    donna:
    Elizabeth:
    What a rarely seen picture! I wish so many more mothers of multiples would try to breastfeed. Good for you and them!!

    Posted on January 30, 2007 20:15

    Do you have multiples? If so and you are breastfeeding good for you. I have twins and am not breastfeeding, not by choice,but because they do not want to nurse. So, maybe next time you might want to watch what you say, because you do not know everyones situation….breastfeeding is not an easy thing to do and you have offended me!

    Posted on February 2, 2007 21:43

    —I really don’t think that she was trying to talk down about women who are unable to breastfeed b/c of physical/mental issues or b/c the babies just won’t nurse. She said that she wished more people would *try*, and obviously you did. I think she was just expressing concern that a lot of women don’t try breastfeeding at all, maybe b/c they think it’s too difficult/inconvenient/gross/weird/whatever, or b/c they think formula is somehow better, or b/c it’s just the way that their parents did it. I’m not saying that breastfeeding is easy or that everyone can do it. But I think everyone should try it at least once to see if it works and if it’s right for them.

    BTW, that is a *wonderful* photo!

  22. bethcw Says:
    March 30th, 2007 at 8:53 pm

    What a beautiful picture! It has put a huge smile on my face – the eyes on your little ones looking at you -just precious! TFS!

  23. Kaia Says:
    April 18th, 2007 at 10:36 am

    Tears come to my eyes as I see the joy in your babies and I can only imagine the feeling in your heart.
    My twins were born 7 wks premature. We did not get the chance to immediaetly start to nurse. They were in the NICU for 5 wks and my time to be with them and to nurse was limited and awkward. When we were all home we had the oppurtunity to tandem nurse. Wow, amazing experience.
    Once again so beautiful and so lucky.
    How are your babies now?

  24. Idoia Says:
    August 10th, 2008 at 7:16 am

    This photo gives me so much hope! I’m pregnant with twins and I’m totally shocked at how unsupportive of breastfeeding people have been. I know a lot of moms have trouble with it, but it’s worth a shot! Congratulations on two beautiful babies.

  25. kasondra Says:
    August 18th, 2008 at 4:17 am

    i am currently pregnant with fraternal twins as well ( i see one of your babies is blue and the other pink =) ) i am very excited to know that breastfeeding is still an option with multiple birth and shouldn’t be given up on. i actually just stopped breastfeeding my son ( being pregnant and breastfeeding was just strange for me) at almost 2….so i am looking forward to starting again with 2 babies this time. congratulations on your little miracles….and good luck!!!

  26. Amanda Says:
    September 26th, 2008 at 6:10 am

    Gorgeous picture! I’ve always told people that even if I had twins or triplets I’d breastfeed and they always look at me like I’m crazy! Good for you!

  27. Allison Says:
    September 28th, 2008 at 8:11 pm

    I didn’t breastfeed my twins, but that’s ok. What I did notice was the BDU sleeve and I am wondering where you are?!?! I am ADAF with twins at Hurlburt, FL. Can you send me an e-mail if you’re closeby? We Mamas of multiples need to stick together!
    allicadem – AT – excite DOT COM
    (write like that so I know you’re an actual person – sorry!

  28. Patricia Says:
    December 8th, 2008 at 11:16 pm

    Kudos!! I have twins girls and I remember the first double-latch like it was yesterday. It’s a magical moment. Keep going I’m still nursing my twins at 2.5 years and they’re still really benefiting.

  29. mee. =) Says:
    May 26th, 2009 at 9:47 pm

    awe.

    good job mama.

    =)

  30. Jessica Fuss Says:
    April 17th, 2011 at 7:18 am

    gorgeous. this SHOULD be one of your proudest moments. :-)
    I am a birth doula and recently helped a mother of two birth her babies. One of my most moving moments in my 7 years of doula-ing was when i brought her first born baby to her, while her second born twin was beginning to find the breast on her own. She finally had both babies on her skin, both looking for the breast on their own. i cried, sobbed, thought it was the most beautiful thing ever.

  31. Kayla Says:
    April 25th, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    That is the sweetest picture! This made me want to cry. Very sweet.

  32. Mommyto4boys Says:
    July 26th, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Wonderful! You should be very proud of yourself and your sweet babies! My twins did not nurse well, (they were in the NICU for 2 weeks)so I pumped for 6 weeks… how I wish I could have nursed them. What a wonderful bonding time! Kudos to you!

  33. lyshia Says:
    March 28th, 2012 at 12:48 am

    For newborn babies, fiesta then siesta XD

  34. Melissa Says:
    May 5th, 2012 at 10:52 am

    thank you for posting this! it makes me remember what i should be focusing on as a mama of 4 month old, full-term, breastfeeding twins…

  35. April Says:
    July 5th, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    I have been browsing through this site and really love it! I was not expecting to feel so emotional about a picture though. I immediately started crying. This was my favorite moment after having my twins. It was magical. It was just like that but I have no pictures to remember it by. I am so happy you posted this. My mind has been flooded with wonderful memories. My girls are now 17 months old. Time flies.

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