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Episode Info:   Order your pre-launch copy of the book DOUBLE HAPPINESS MULTIPLIED - What you need to know about having Twins, Triplets, & Quads HERE:     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 her surviving twin fight for his life in the NICU. And, Senior Social Worker Clare Dimer explains the pressures facing families in this situation. Psychologist Dr Monique Robinson tells us that when you’re going through your NICU journey you will need support, however, asking for help doesn’t come easily to some people and it’s okay to feel overwhelmed and not completely in control. The Reality of NICU Even if you knew leading up to the birth your babies were going to come early, there can often be a sense of this isn’t what I was expecting. This is not what I signed up for, this is not what I imagined having twins would be. “As much as it sounds like it’s just a revision of plans, for many women that total change in expectations, and the change in the plans for the future, and where they thought they were going to be at what time is really difficult.” ~Psychologist Dr Monique Robinson~ Tweet This Dr Robinson says it’s normal to feel overwhelmed and to accept that this is your reality for a while. And,......
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