Pink and Blue. That’s what we usually think of for girls and boys. But what if you have one of each? Do you have to decorate your twins’ room in pink and blue? What other options are there? And how can you update their room as they become preschool and school-age kids?
If you have mo-di twins, you may have already heard by twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. It’s a complication that can happen during any twin pregnancy in which the babies share a placenta. How are pregnancies diagnosed with this condition? How can it impact your twins? And what options do you have to hopefully remedy the situation and keep your babies in utero for as long as possible?
Working with twins? Is it really possible? Not everyone can afford full-time childcare, so what other options do you have if the traditional model of full-time work isn’t an option? Where should you look for jobs that are a little more flexible? How can you adjust your resume if you’ve been out of work for awhile? And what about the possibility of starting your own business?
You’ve heard all the standard comments about twins: “Are they twins? Are they identical? Are they natural? Who was born first?” And you’ve come up with answers to those questions. But what about your kids? How do they respond? Have you talked to your twins about how to address these questions from complete strangers?
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?