Stress and Parenting Twins?

I wish someone would take these babies away for a few days while I sleep. Does that make me a bad mother?
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No, it makes you normal. Your exhaustion has no implications for your love for your children, or your maternal abilities. Hang in there — it gets better. In the meantime, ask for help. Have someone (your partner? your mom? a friend?) take over baby duty for an afternoon while you sleep between feedings. Also ask someone to go to the grocery store for you, or to cook. Seriously — take advantage of all the help you can get. You deserve it.

Please note: The Bump and the materials and information it contains are not intended to, and do not constitute, medical or other health advice or diagnosis and should not be used as such. You should always consult with a qualified physician or health professional about your specific circumstances.

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