Paying for childcare for one child can be expensive, so paying for two may seem impossible. So, how do twin parents make it work? Our panelists share their experience when it comes to daycare, nannies, au pairs and even babysitters.
You’ve just had your twin babies. It may take some time for you to feel “normal” again. How does the recovery process differ for a new mom of twins. What can you expect after having either a vaginal or cesarean birth- or perhaps both?
After getting over the initial shock of being pregnant with twins, most soon-to-be parents want to know if their babies are identical or fraternal. How do medical care providers determine your twin type? What exactly are they looking for during those ultrasounds?
Getting your twins to nap or sleep at the same time can be a challenge. What type of sleep patterns can you expect with your newborns? And what are some practical tips to keep them sleeping longer so you too can get some much needed shuteye?
Ever wonder if your same sex fraternal twins are really fraternal? Perhaps you’ve even considered DNA testing to determine if they are actually identical? So, what’s involved in the testing process? How accurate are the tests? And how can the results impact the relationship between your twins?
If you’re pregnant with twins or higher order multiples, then your medical care provider has probably already told you about the risk of preterm labor. What does “preterm” actually mean for multiples? What are some of the signs of preterm labor? And what can be done to help calm your contractions and keep your babies in utero?
Do your twins look a lot alike? You may want to consider getting them an agent for commercial and film opportunities. We’ll explore what twin parents need to know before submitting their twins. Hey, if Mary Kate and Ashley can do it, so can you!
Twins have a special bond, unlike any other relationship. They may be alike in many ways, but they are still special in their own ways. How do you encourage twin individuality while still allowing them to celebrate their unique twin qualities?