People are naturally curious about twins. As a twin parent, you've probably heard all the common questions people ask. This episodes explores fascinating facts about your twins that you might not know.
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As twin parents, when we watch our kids grow and develop, we see our twins’ unique relationship manifested through cycles of sibling rivalry and interdependence. These cycles can last days, hours, or minutes but always seem to hinge on the element of sameness. So, how can we help nudge our twins towards alternatives? How can we help them embrace their twindom while still standing out in a crowd?
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?
It's time to potty-train your little ones, but how do you know if they're both ready? Are there differences in readiness between identical and fraternal twins? What are the main steps to potty-training and is there a chance of competition between your twins?
If you recently learned you are carrying twins, you may be a bit anxious about your pregnancy. Are you still able to have a vaginal birth if you're pregnant with twins? Is it really rare to be pregnant the full 40 weeks? And it bedrest pretty much unavoidable? Today we're debunking some of the common myths associated with twin pregnancy.
When your babies are born within minutes of each other, it's sometimes difficult to treat them differently. After all, they did share a womb for several months. However, the pressure to treat your twins the same often leads to intense sibling rivalry and competition, amongst other things. So, how can you be fair to your twins without feeling like everything must be shared or split equally?
If you have a tummy pooch that won’t go away, or if your belly button mysteriously became an outie when it was always an innie... then you may have Diastasis Recti. Learn more about this condition commonly effecting twin moms and what can be done about it.
Many babies looks similar when they're born. If you just gave birth to identical twins, you may have a really hard time telling them apart. So, what's a mama to do? Our parent panelists share what strategies they used to help themselves, family members and friends.
Twice the fun and twice the mess (usually)! If you're a parent of toddler twins, it's hard to imagine meal time where the majority of the food actually ends up in mouths rather than lying on the floor. So, how do you keep your twinnies from spitting out the food and throwing their bowls, plates and spoons across the room?
If you're pregnant with twins, your pregnancy is most likely considered "high risk". Not all twin pregnancies require bedrest, but it may be something you and your health care provider discuss as your due date draws near. Learn what to expect from twin moms who have experienced it firsthand!