In this section you will find articles about twin pregnancy and twin birth. We will cover information such as:
- Why twins occur
- Identical and non-identical twins
- Determining a twin pregnancy
- Pregnancy symptoms with twins
- Pregnancy complications with twins
- Giving birth to twins
- Feeding twins
- Parenting twins
- and lots lots more ...
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Read our articles on twins
"Alongside all the extra precautions advised for a twin pregnancy, there are benefits as well. Start with the moment your six month old twins face each other, grab each other's hands and lay on your chest for a nap. Sigh. That's true bliss." This article provides a motivating and uplifting way to look at having twins.
Gentle Caesarean Birth Plan for Triplets
Amy Buteau has shared her gentle caesarean birth plan for her triplets. I would like to thank Amy for sharing her birth plan. This example of a birth plan may help you with writing your own birth plan. - Jane Palmer
Pregnancy complications with twins
Women having twins are more likely to suffer certain pregnancy complications than women having only one baby.
Twins The Early Hours in Neonatal Intensive Care
Where your twin babies are preterm and/or experiencing difficulties, they will be transferred to the either neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or special care nursery.
Giving birth to twins
Discovering you are carrying twins is often a moment of mixed emotions. Among the plethora of questions and thoughts swimming in your head in the early days after this discovery, no doubt you’ll start to wonder what it is like giving birth to twins.
Pregnancy symptoms with twins
Being pregnant with twins poses specific problems for mothers. As a result specific pregnancy symptoms can arise with twins. Women are more likely to suffer exacerbation of some of the common, but unpleasant symptoms of pregnancy.
Twins Double the trouble and twice the fun
Having twins can be a lot of fun and full of incredible joy but higher risks are associated with twin pregnancies and births and a great deal of hard work follows their arrival.