It's one of the biggest questions on the minds of NICU parents, "When can my babies go home?" You'll hear from NICU parents about their personal experience with their twins and triplets!
Here’s your guide to all our Twin Talks episodes, your online resource for information on twins and multiples! You can listen to all of our episodes through this website, our RSS feed as well as your favorite podcast apps!
Birthday parties can be a major "stresser" for new parents. So, is planning a birthday party for twins twice as hard- if you don't have twice the budget?
You've had your babies, but your body doesn't seem to be healing itself and getting better. This could be a result of common pelvic floor problems that impact moms with multiples. So, what are the most common symptoms?
You've probably seen tons of adorable photos of twins and thought "how did they do that"? Are the photos done professionally? Can you get similar results on your own? What kind of camera and lighting did they use? And how on earth did they get those twins to pose so perfectly for the camera? We get the inside scoop on how to get the best photographs of your twins!
We're continuing our series focused on neonatal intensive care units. In this segment, parents with twins in the NICU discuss how they managed the time spent with their twins. Plus, how do parents with singletons juggle their schedule to spend time needed in the NICU?
As a twin parent, it's a question you commonly get, sometimes from complete strangers. Did you have your twins "naturally" or through fertility treatments? The question is a bit invasive, we agree. This episodes explores the different ways fertility treatments can increase your chances of having twins.
If you're carrying identical twins, they could be mo-di or monochorionic diamniotic. But what exactly does that mean for you and your babies? Does sharing the same placenta require additional monitoring? Should you expect additional care from your obstetrician or perinatologist? Mothers of mo-di twins share their personal experience!
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?
When your twins start teething, you may not automatically think about taking them to the dentist. But, you don't want to wait too long! What are some common dental problems with twins and what can you do to help prevent them? Plus, we'll discuss the practicality of brushing (and flossing) their teeth twice a day and what to expect during those initial trips to see the dentist!
We continue our series focused on developmental milestones for your twins. When it comes to movement and physical activity, what should you expect? Are twins constantly in competition with one another to crawl, walk, etc? What should you do if one twin is lagging behind the other?
Sometimes it's an emergency and sometimes it's planned, but still many mothers of twins birth their babies via cesarean. How should you prepare for the surgery? And what can you expect to have happen in the operating room?
Congrats! You're pregnant with twins! So, how does pregnancy with multiples differ from being pregnant with a singleton? What type of additional testing and prenatal care should you expect?
Going out in public with your twins in tow can be quite a challenge. Not to mention all the unsolicited comments from well-meaning strangers. What are some of the common questions asked? What's the best way to respond to them? Plus, what to do when people start asking your twins questions and bypass you altogether.
Yes! A vaginal birth is possible when you're pregnant with twins! So, what makes you a good candidate for giving birth this way? How should you prepare yourself? And is it true that you really have to labor in the operating room?