The #1 Resource & Support Network for Parents of Twins

The #1 Resource & Support Network for Parents of Twins

Your First Year with Twins: Advice from Experienced Twin Parents

Learn what to expect in the first year with twins, including tips, tricks, and advice from real twin parents who have been there.

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So your twins have finally made their grand entrance into the world!  Congratulations and welcome to the twin parenting club!

Now what? Well, this is a good place to start. We have plenty of information and resources to help you navigate twin parenting through the first year with twins.

Our twin parenting tips come from our very own experienced twin parents from around the world!  These parents have all been there, done that, and are ready to share their tips and tricks with you.

These first few weeks can be full of excitement, questions, and anxiety.  Not to worry, we’ve got your back. Here’s all our best tips, tricks, and advice for the first year with twins!

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The First Year with Twins

What Do I Do Next?

  • Start a Twiniversity membership to get more connection with other parents of twins and more knowledge exclusive to our members.
  • Join our mailing list to be the first to know about giveaways and our weekly roundup!
  • Check out our Resource Page filled with web links and other great items that are a perfect match for any parent (or parent to be) of twins
  • PODCAST, anyone? We’ve got two and they’re FREE! Whether you’re pregnant with twins or your twins are already teenagers, the Twiniversity Podcast with Natalie Diaz looks at the lighter side of twins while bringing you important tips and advice on parenting twins. You’ll definitely want to subscribe for free today! We’ve also got a podcast all about twins at different ages & stages called the Twins Tale Podcast. That’s free too!
  • Are you pregnant with twins or have newborn twins? We strongly recommend that you order What To Do When You’re Having Two right now so it has a few days to ship. This book will cover every item that we feel is critical when pregnant with twins and in the first year with twins. From full registry lists to breastfeeding to sleeping tips, you’ll find it all there! This will quickly become your new favorite book. Hey, it was created JUST FOR YOU!
  • If you’re looking for a more in-depth experience where you can get all your questions answered by a twin mom, we’ve got just the thing. Twiniversity offers expecting twins classes in New York, Chicago, Houston, and online! Check out our Expecting Twins Classes page for full details. (Add our classes to your registry with our class gift certificates!) These classes are for couples pregnant with twins or with newborn twins.
  • Need help with breastfeeding twins? Our on-demand, online Breastfeeding Twins Class allows you to learn the ins and outs of breastfeeding twins — on your own schedule.
  • Haven’t announced your twin pregnancy yet? See how these creative parents did it.
  • Planning a twins baby shower? Check out these cool games and themes. You can also share twin baby shower etiquette and gifts for under $50 with your friends and family so they know what to expect.
  • Worried about what gear you’ll need? We created a Twins Registry just for YOU to get you started.
  • Stumped by too many stroller choices? Check out this video on What to look for when buying your double stroller. Thinking about a Snap n’ Go? Watch this video. Wondering if a side by side is better then a tandem?
  • Considering cord blood banking? You might be able to bank for free!
  • Need some newborn training? Check out our “Baby Basics” archives, which includes directions on diaperingbottle feedingbreastfeedingburping, and coming home with your twins!
  • Head over to our Twin Pregnancy Week By Week Timeline to follow along as your twin pregnancy progresses! It’s full of tips and advice from twin moms, plus what to ask your doctor, product recommendations, and more!

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