Pregnant with Twins? Start Here! The Ultimate Twins Guide

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Pregnant with Twins? Start Here!

Congratulations! You’re pregnant with twins! And Twiniversity is here to help. We’ve posted all of our top articles for expecting twins below in a quick and easy guide to get you prepared for a twins pregnancy, twins baby showers, delivery day, and all the ins and outs of preparing to bring home two newborns, and beyond!

It’s an exciting time and we’re so glad you found us!



For starters…

what to do when you're having two book– First 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 classes in New York, Chicago, 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.

Join our forums today. It’s free! With hundreds of questions and answers right at your fingertips, all your questions might be answered tonight.

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

-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 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 diapering, bottle feeding, breastfeeding, burping, and coming home with your twins!

– Pregnant with twins and need a friend? Join our Parent-to-Parent Mentorship program to get matched with a twin mom or dad who has been there!

– PODCAST, anyone? We’ve got one and it’s 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!

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PREGNANCY

pregnant with twinsCreative Ways to Announce Your Twin Pregnancy

How to Avoid Preterm Labor

Pregnancy Nutrition: Eating for Three (or More!)

What to Eat When You’re Pregnant with Twins

Preparing Dogs for the Arrival of Twins

How to Get Through Hospital Bed Rest

10 Things Not to Say to Say to a Woman Pregnant with Twins

2016 Baby Name Trends for Twins

Twin Baby Shower Themes and Games

The Best Twins Baby Shower Invites 

What Will You Need for Twins?

What You DON’T Need When You’re Having Twins

Top 10 Tips to Get Ready for Twins

A Twin Birth Plan: 3 Simple Things to Keep in Mind

Hospital Bag Checklist

C-Section Prep Tips

What If I Don’t Get the Twin Birth I Wanted?

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THEY’RE HERE!

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Top 10 Articles for Multiples in the NICU

Coming Home with Twins

Twins: A Newborn Survival Guide

How to Help a New Parent of Twins

Hiring a Nanny: How to Select the Best Candidate for Your Family

Breastfeeding Twins

Bottle Feeding Twins

Diapering Twins

What every parent needs to know about Postpartum Depression

Be Prepared! Packing a Diaper Bag for Your Twinnies

Getting Twins on a Feeding and Sleeping Schedule

They’re Here! Adjusting to Life At Home with Twins

Staying Home and Staying Sane

How to Get Stuff Done While Juggling Twins

How to Handle People’s Prying Questions About Your Twins

Getting Out of the House with Twins

5 Tips to Soothe a Fussy Baby

Top 10 Sleep Articles for Parents of Multiples

Top 10 Articles for Travel with Twins

Top 10 Marriage Articles for Parents of Multiples

Top 10 Ways to be an Unhappy Mother of Multiples

Why Parent “Me Time” is a Must

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TWINS ARE AWESOME!

10 Reasons Why Having Twins Totally ROCKS!

The Benefits of Having Twins

I Love Having Twins. No, I Really Do!

The Pros and Cons of Twins

12 Ways Having Twins Will Make You a Better You

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Recommended Twins Gear

Multiple Birth Discounts

Join the Twiniversity Mailing List

About Twiniversity Classes

Twiniversity Forums

Twin Parent Resources

Twins Daily Log (to get your twins on a feeding schedule!)

Chore Chart to get visitors to help out!

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TWINIVERSITY PODCAST

Got twins? Us too! The Twiniversity Podcast with Natalie Diaz is created by parents of twins FOR parents of twins, from expecting times through the teenage years and everything in between. This podcast is all about parenting twins, offering plenty of tips, parenting hacks, and of course, humor. Just know that we are laughing WITH you every step of the way.

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST NOW!

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mentorship

Are you looking to connect with an experienced parent of multiples who has been in your shoes? Do you want to feel supported, guided, and heard as a new parent of multiples*?

Or, do you love offering advice and tips to new parents of multiples*? Would you love to support, guide and listen to a soon-to-be or new parent the way you wish someone was there for you?

If you said, “YES!” to any of those questions, then the Twiniversity Parent-to-Parent Mentorship Program is perfect for YOU!

We are looking for parents of multiples from around the globe who want to be matched up with a parent mentor, or who want to BE a parent mentor. We’ll be matching up moms with moms and dads with dads from all over the world to get personal support in this crazy life of multiples parenting!! All you have to do is complete a simple application form and we’ll do the matchmaking! And the best part? The program is totally FREE! There are no fees to take part in this program.

Ready to sign up? Visit the Twiniversity Parent-to-Parent Mentorship Page to learn how to apply!


Are you a new twin parent? Check out Natalie Diaz’s new book “What To Do When You’re Having Two: The Twin Survival Guide From Pregnancy Through the First Year”, available in stores now!

The rate of twin births has risen 79 percent over the last three decades, and continues to increase. A mom of fraternal twins and a national guru on having two, Natalie Diaz launched Twiniversity, a supportive website with advice from the twin-trenches.

What to Do When You’re Having Two is the definitive how-to guide to parenting twins, covering how to make a Birth Plan checklist, sticking to one sleep schedule, managing double-duty breastfeeding, stocking up on all the necessary gear, building one-on-one relationships with each child, and more.

Accessible and informative, What to Do When You’re Having Two is the must-have manual for all parents of twins.

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