Posts tagged twins
10 Survival Tips for the Mom of Newborn Twins

If you are reading this, you are a new mom of twins or expecting them sometime VERY soon! So first, take a deep breath and know that you are an amazing human being! Carrying around twins for months is NOT an easy task and it takes a lot out of you! Physically your body is being pushed to its limits, your emotions are most like out of control and your mentally exhausted from overthinking every little thing you might need in preparation or have brought them home and are now like what am even doing, I have TWO babies!!!! There is so much going on in those first few weeks and months of bringing your babies home.  Which is why I created this list of things that helped me and things I wish had done differently during those first few months of twin mommying!

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Must Read Book List for Your Twin Pregnancy

If you just found out you are having twins you are probably excited and freaking out all at the same time. I know I was going through various emotions, by the minute when I was pregnant with my two boys!

There is a lot of information that is now google-able about twin pregnancy but I don’t know about you, I love to have a real book to read. Also, if you are anything like I was, being on the computer or the phone actually made me a lot more nauestated than just sitting with a book!

Below are my book recommendation for twin pregnancy. I read a lot of different books and articles, but I found these to be the most helpful when I was pregnant. Hope this list helps you calm the “expecting twins anxiety” that we all feel. My reviews are short and sweet so you can take a quick glance and then head over to Amazon to learn more about each recommendation!

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Mono/Mono Pregnancy

I have been wanting to write about my twin pregnancy experience for a while now. I felt the one year anniversary of going inpatient was the perfect time.

When we were told we were having twins I was shocked. Like if I wasn’t laying on the table i would have passed out on the floor kind of shocked. I was 12 weeks pregnant and had already had numerous sonograms where it truly looked like only ONE baby.  So I have to admit I was in denial for a good week that there was no way I had two growing babies inside of me.

We had to wait about 2 weeks to go to a place for a high definition sonogram so they could find out more about what type of twins we were having, which I didn’t think much of, I figured it would be a boy and girl. I didn’t know too much about twins except there were fraternal and identical twins.

What I expected to be a normal 10 minute sonogram ended up being over an hour long.

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