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Originally Posted by Abigail
what is a good laundry detergent to use?
what is the most useful clothing item? (I am in So. Cal so we don't need snow suits) but what about sleepwear? bibs? do people use the plastic ones or the cloth ones?
Originally Posted by Abigail
I think one of the most important things for me to do here is to present the mom with options, but not tell her to do anything. I can't imagine that any mom wants someone else running the show for her
Originally Posted by Periwinkle
5.) This isn't something I'd ever consider just for twins, maybe even triplets.... but quads... well, eventually when the well-wishers and helpers go home, this mama is going to have to be able to feed them ALL at the SAME time. Obviously she's going to bottlefeed (all or in part) and there's going to be some bottle propping going on, which I believe can be done in a safe and "attached" way, meaning, no she shouldn't leave the baby with a propped bottle due to choking concerns and she can be down on the floor in front of the babies, interacting with each of them as they eat, etc. But I'd consider checking out something like this:
6.) Along those lines, she'll almost certainly need to use formula at some point. The one thing formula companies love is free advertising, and nothing advertises as well as high-order multiples, so use this to her advantage. Some formula manufacturers will give formula FOR FREE to mothers of high order multiples. Or at least send dozens of free cases of the stuff.
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