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Twins & Multiples: Most Popular Articles

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Twin Pregnancy Quiz - Is It Twins? - Am I...
Take this quiz to assess your chances of having twins or more.
Is It Twins? 9 Signs That You're Having Twins...
Pregnant mothers often suspect they are carrying more than one baby. Here are the top ten signs and symptoms of a twin, triplet or other multiple pregnancy.
10 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Having Twins
Many people wonder what it takes to have twins, triplets or more. Here are some things that cause people to have twins
Quiz: Is it Twins? Could I Be Having Twins (Or...
Is it twins? Take this quiz to assess your chances of having twins or more.
Do Twins Run in Families? Explaining the Twin...
Many people wonder if there is a twin gene, causing them to have twins if they have a family history of twins or multiple birth. Find out if twins run in families with this explanation of the genetic connection to twinning.
10 Surprising Facts About Fraternal Twins
Get the facts about fraternal twins. Learn how they are formed and how fraternal twins are different from identical twins.
Can Identical Twins Be Different Genders?
Can boy girl twins be identical? This article examines the issue of identical, that is monozygotic, twins of different genders.
What Does the Term "Irish Twins" Mean?
A definition and explanation of Irish twins.
Amazing Facts About Identical Twins
Get the facts about identical twins, the common term used to describe monozygotic twins, even thought identical twins aren't technically identically alike.
Could It Be Twins? Signs and Symptoms of Twin...
Do moms of twins, triplets or more experienced enhanced pregnancy symptoms? A review of the common pregnancy signs and how they manifest themselves when there are multiples.
What Are the Odds of Having Twins?
What are the odds of having twins, triplets, or other multiples? Many people want to know what there chances are of having twins. Let's examine the statistics associated with multiple birth and the factors that influence twinning.
Quiz: Could You Be Having Twins (Or More)?
Is it twins? Am I having twins? Expectant mothers often wonder if they are having more than one baby during their pregnancy. Take the quiz to see if you are having twins.
Twin Ultrasound Pictures
This photo gallery of twin ultrasound pictures shows twins and multiples in the womb.
Having Twins
Resources for parents that are having twins are collected in this guide to having twins.
Multiple Suprises: Could You Be Carrying a...
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy with twins, triplets and other multiples in this multiple birth FAQ. Find out whether there can be a hidden twin, even if an ultrasound only shows one baby.
Why Aren't Identical Twins Exactly Alike?
Identical twins are thought to be exactly alike, but there are many differences. A new study explains how epigenetics is responsible for the differences in identical twins.
Identical Triplets
Identical triplets? An explanation and description of identical triplets, monozygotic triplets that form from a single egg/sperm combination.
Quiz Results: Could I Be Having Twins (Or...
Take this quiz to assess your chances of having twins or more.
How to Have Twins: Dairy Diet
Many people wonder what it takes to have twins, triplets or more. Here are some things that cause people to have twins, such as a diet that includes dairy products.
How to Tell if Your Twins Are Identical or...
These strategies for determining twin type will help parents of twins and multiples determine whether their twins or multiples are identical or fraternal.
What Are Mirror Image Twins?
What are mirror image twins and how are they different from regular twins?
A Closer Look at the Fingerprint Patterns of...
Do identical twins have the same fingerprints? Find out the answer and how phenotyping within the genes of identical twins can determine their physical appearance.
Twins with Different Birthdays: How Can That Be...
Twins are generally born on the same day but in some cases twins have different birthdays.
12 Things You've Always Wondered About Twins
A list of 12 amazing facts and anecdotes about twins and multiples, many things that you've always wondered about twins and multiples, but didn't know to ask.
12 Questions About Vanishing Twin Syndrome
Answers to frequently asked questions about Vanishing Twin Syndrome.
Do Twins Really Have ESP?
Twins share a special connection, and many report incidences of twin telepathy or extrasensory perception ESP phenomenon.
Pregnant with Twins? 10 Superfoods You Should...
A woman pregnant with twins or more has special nutritional needs and should follow her doctors advice to ensure a healthy diet. These ten items can help a pregnant mom of twins meet her nutrition needs during twin pregnancy.
Who Knew? These Celebs Are Also Twins
Do you know these celebrity twins? Some famous people have a secret twin - a twin sister or brother that is not a celebrity. Find out which celebrities are twins.
10 Unusual Types of Twins
Describes and definies some of the unusual and unique types of twins, such as polar body twins, superfecudation, superfetation, parastic twins and mirror images twins.
What Are MoMo Twins?
MoMo twins refers to twins that are monochorionic and monoamniotic, contained in a single chorion and amnion during pregnancy.
Fact or Fiction: Do Twins Skip a Generation?
A common myth about twins is that they skip a generation. This article explains whether this claim is true, and how generational twinning occurs.
Pregnant with Multiples? 10 Things to Avoid
When you're pregnant with twins or multiples, it's important to take good care of yourself. Avoid these mistakes to have a healthy pregnancy with twins or more.
9 Greatest Triple Strollers
These triple strollers are ideal for triplets.
23 Celebrity Moms Who Gave Birth to Twins and...
Many mothers of twins are celebrities or famous actresses, singers, or personalities, including Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, Laura Bush, Cleopatra and Mia Hamm.
What's the Difference Between Identical and...
This article addresses the distinction between identical and fraternal twins.
Do Identical Twins Really Have the Same DNA?
Explores the topic of identical twins and DNA. Do identical twins have the same DNA?
10 Best Discounts and Freebies for Twins and...
This listing details special offers, discounts and free stuff availalbe for families with twins, triplets and other multiples.
College Discounts and Scholarships for Twins...
Parents of twins and multiples can save money on college tuition by sending their twins, triplets or more to a college or university that offers scholarships and tuition discounts to twins, triplets and other multiples.
How Many Placentas Are There in a Twin Pregnancy?
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy with twins, triplets and other multiples in this multiple birth FAQ. How many placentas are there in a twin pregnancy?
How Can I Find Out if I'm Having Twins?
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy with twins, triplets and other multiples in this multiple birth FAQ. Find out how to determine if you are having twins.
Twin Pregnancy FAQ
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about twin pregnancy, such as what's different about being pregnant with twins and how to determine if your twins are identical or fraternal.
How to Have Twins: Increased Maternal BMI and...
A study shows that overweight mothers are more likely to have twins. Many people wonder what it takes to have twins, triplets or more.
Is It Possible for Twins to Have Different...
An unusual type of twinning is Heteropaternal Superfecundation, twins with different fathers.
Will I Have Twins?
Many people wonder if they will have twins and they often inquire about their chances of having twins.
Worst Things About Twin Pregnancy
Being pregnant with twins is an exciting experience but there are some unpleasant side effects to twin pregnancy. Here are the ten worst things about being pregnant with twins.
Which Twin is Older? (And Does It Matter?)
Is birth order typecasting relevant to twins, triplets and other multiples? Parents of twins and multiples need to be aware of the consequences of assigning birth order characteristics to their children.
What Are the Symptoms of Twin Pregnancy?
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy with twins, triplets and other multiples in this multiple birth FAQ. What are the signs and symptoms of a twin pregnancy?
10 Twin Strollers Worth Trying
Review of top picks of side-by-side double strollers for twins.
Cribs for Twins
Parents of twins and multiples seeking twin cribs for their babies will find information about cribs for twins in this slideshow featuring pictures of twin cribs.
How to Have Twins - Triplets After Twins!
Many people wonder what it takes to have twins, triplets or more. Here are some things that cause people to have twins. In this case, mutiple multiples are the result.
10 Best Double Jogger Strollers
review of top picks of double jogging strollers for twins.
Quiz: Twin Trivia
Take this quiz to test your knowledge about twins and multiple birth and see if you can identify fraternal or identical twins from these pictures of twins.
Pregnant With Multiples? What to Know About...
Women pregnant with twins, triplets or more have an increased risk of experiencing preterm labor during their pregnancy.
Game: Twin Memory Game
Play this concentration memory game to see if you can match up pairs of identical twins.
10 Questions and Comments Twins Don't Want to...
Here are ten things that twins hate to hear; ten questions, comments and statements that people say to twins.
How Big Will I Get? Weight Gain and Twin...
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy with twins, triplets and other multiples in this multiple birth FAQ. Find out how much weight a woman pregnant with twins should gain during her twin pregnancy.
Finding Out You're Having Twins
Finding out that you are having twins can be a big shock. Many parents find out they are having twins via ultrasound.
How Do You Determine if Twins Are Identical or...
Whether a set of twins are considered identical or fraternal is based on zygosity. Learn the differences between identical and fraternal twins and how to determine their twin type.
How Parents Tell Identical Twins Apart
Parents of identical twins often worry about how to tell twins apart. Try these strategies for telling twins apart.
10 Things to Do Before Your Twins are Born
Are you pregnant with twins? As you prepare for the birth of twins, consider this checklist of ten things to do before your twins are born.
Twin Pregnancy Photo Gallery
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy.
Twin Talk: Do Twins Share a Secret Language?
Some twins exhibit twin talk or idioglossia, a secret language between twins.
Have Twins? 10 Tips for Easier Potty Training
These ten tips for potty training twins will help parents of multiples in their efforts to potty train two twin children at the same time.
Why You Might Need Bed Rest During Pregnancy
Mothers who are pregnant with twins, triplets, quadruplets or more are likely to encounter complications associated with multiple birth that require them to undergo bed rest during their pregnancy. Here are some tips for coping with bed rest.
Recycling Baby Stuff for Multiples
Advice for parents of twins or multiples who are in the market for gently used or second hand baby clothes, toys and equipment or who wish to resell their baby stuff.
10 Greatest Double Strollers for Twins
Here are the best double strollers for transporting twins in a tandem or side-by-side twin stroller. Parents of twins need a good double stroller.
Twin Pregnancy FAQ: What Is The Typical...
Yes, generally, twins and other multiples are born earlier than singletons. One report said 60% of twins were born preterm (under 37 weeks of gestation)
Semi-Identical Twins
A new type of twin type called semi-identical twins has been identified.
11 Biggest Dilemmas for Parents of Twins
Parents of twins have to make some tough choices about how they will raise their twins. This article looks at some of the biggest issues and dilemmas for parents of twins.
10 Tips for Better Sleep with Baby Twins
Get more sleep with baby twins with these ten tips for helping twins sleep.
The Risks of Pregnancy with Twins or Multiples
Pregnancy with twins, triplets or more is usually termed
What Is Superfetation?
Definition of superfecundation, term used to describe twins conceived at different times.
What's Different About a Twin Pregnancy?
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy with twins, triplets and other multiples in this multiple birth FAQ. Find out the difference between a singleton pregnancy and a multiple pregnancy with twins.
13 Essentials for Surviving the First Year with...
Amber, a mom of one-year-old twins, suggests must-have essentials for surviving the first year with twins.
Ten Reasons to Keep Twins Together in the Same...
Deciding whether to keep twins together in class is a big decision for parents. Here are ten reasons to keep twins in the same class.
10 Best Tandem Twin Strollers
A review of the best tandem (front-back/inline) double strollers for twins.
6 Tricks for Better Sleep When You're Pregnant...
Get a good night's sleep during pregnancy with multiples with these tips for improving sleep, contributed by moms of twins and other multiples.
Travel System Strollers for Twins
An analysis of double strollers that can serve as travel system strollers for twins. A travel system stroller that accommodates infant car seats may seem like a good choice for a double stroller. What are the options for twin travel system strollers?
You're Having Twins...Now What?
If you are pregnant with twins, triplets, quadruplets or more, you probably have many questions and concerns. Here is a guide for finding advice and support about parenting multiples from the experts -- other parents of twins or multiples.
Jae's Twins: 7 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 2.
9 Greatest Online Shops for Coordinated Twin...
Shop for clothes for twins at these sites which offer matching clothing, outfits for boy/girl twins, and other clothes for twins.
What Symptoms Did You Experience During Twin...
Moms of twins explain the symptoms they experienced during their twin pregnancy in this poll about twin pregnancy symptoms.
Are All Twins Left Handed?
Examine the connection between twins and hand preference and find out why so many twins are left handed.
Products Made Just for Twins
Shop for unique products made just for twins.
Stacey's Twins: Eight Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples,like Stacey's Twins at Eight Weeks. Page 3.
How to Deal with Fighting Twins
Fighting twins are a source of frustration for parents of twins. Parents of twins learn how to cope with twins fighting.
Sophia Gallegos: 37 1/2 Weeks Pregnant with...
Pictures of mothers of multiples, such as Sophia Gallegos pictured at 37 1/2 weeks, are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 15.
What's the Birth Rate of Twins and Multiples in...
Most recent twin birth rate statistics and multiple birth statistics are detailed.
Newborn Twins Photo Gallery
Pictures of newborn twins are featured in this photo gallery. Newborn twins are less than one month old in this pictures.
Amazing Stories of Twin Telepathy That Will...
Twins share amazing stories of twin telepathy, incidences where they share a connection or read each other's thoughts.
Baby Twin Boys Photo Gallery - Boy Twin Baby...
Boy twin baby pictures are the highlight of this photo gallery. The Baby Twin Boys Photo Gallery features pictures of baby boy twins ages six to twelve months.
Twins and Multiples Photo Gallery Index
Meet the multiples in this photo gallery featuring pictuers of twins, triplets and other multiples submitted by parents of twins, triplets and other multiples.
10 Best Diaper Bags for Twins and Multiples
Reviews of diaper bags for use with twins, triplets or other multiples.
Sleep Solutions for Toddler Twins
Parents of toddler twins, triplets or other multiples may get more sleep than when their children are babies, but reaching toddlerhood presents a whole other set of sleep issues for toddler twins and multiples. Here are some solutions to sleep problems with twins, triplets and multiples.
Sophia Gallegos: 12 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples, such as Sophia Gallegos pictured at 12 weeks, are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 14.
Myths and Misconceptions about Twins and...
There are many myths and misconceptions about twins, triplets and other multiples. Let's examine some of the more pervasive ones and see what holds true.
Conjoined Twins Photo Gallery
This photo gallery contains pictures of conjoined twins.
Gosselin Sextuplets
Profile of Gosselin sextuplets, six sextuplet babies born to the Gosselin family in Pennsylvania in 2004 and featured on the television program Jon and Kate Plus Eight about a family with twins and sextuplets.
Leslie's Twins: Eight Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, like Leslie's Twins at Eight Weeks. Page 4.
Preeclampsia and Multiple Birth
Researchers have discovered good news about preeclampsia, which effects 1 in 3 pregnant mothers of multiples.
Identical Twin Pregnancy: What You Should Know
What do you need to know about an identical twins pregnancy? If you are pregnant with identical twins, these are some things you should consider.
How to Have Twins: Reader Submissions --...
Many people wonder what it takes to have twins, triplets or more. Here are some things that cause people to have twins. This family's theory is related to their hiking vacation in the mountains.
Charmaine's Twins: 12 Weeks, 3 Days
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features Charmaine's Twins at 12 weeks along with pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 24.
Jae's Twins: 5 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples.
10 Mistakes Not to Make When You Have Twins
The first few months with newborn twins or multiples can be tough for families. Here are some common mistakes that parents of multiples make during the first few months.
What Are Fraternal Twins?
Fraternal Twins: This glossary provides explanations of terms related to twins and multiple birth.
Baby Twin Girls Photo Gallery
Twin girl baby pictures are the focus of this photo gallery. The Baby Twin Girls Photo Gallery features pictures of baby girl twins ages six to twelve months.
Triplet Photo Gallery
The Triplet Photo Gallery features pictures of triplets submitted by parents of multiples.
Is Kate Middleton Having Twins? And Other...
Is Kate Middleton having twins? Whether or not the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to twins, there are several other sets of twins that can claim royal ties.
Weight Loss After Babies
Mothers of twins, triplets or other multiples gain more weight during pregnancy than their singleton counterparts. This weight loss advice is designed to aid mothers of multiples achieve sensible, healthy weight loss through diet and exercise.
Can You Choose the Sex of Your Twins or...
This article explains how parents of multiples may have some control over the sex of their babies, including ways that parents can select the gender of their twins or more.
Spanish Baby Names for Twins
Spanish Baby Names for Twins: the names on this list have Spanish origins and include names for boy twins, girl twins or boy/girl twins for parents seeking Spanish baby names.
Maria and Teresa Tapia
Conjoined twins Maria Teresa and Teresa Maria Tapia were surgically separated in November 2011. Page 21.
Jackie's Twins: 8 weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features Jackie's Twins at 8 weeks and other pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 5.
How to Bottle Feed Two Babies at the Same Time
An explanation of how to bottle feed two babies at the same time, with tips for feeding twins.
Jena's Twins: 11 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, such as Jena's Twins at 11 weeks. Page 10.
Cbarmaine's Twins: 12 weeks, 3 days
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features Cbarmaine's Twins at 12 weeks along with pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 23.
Leighanna's Twins: 9 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, such as Leighanna's Twins at 9 Weeks. Page 8.
What Are the Most Popular Names for Twins?
A review of the most popular names for twins based on the list of the top baby names as determined by the Social Security Administration in 2013.
Kyra's Twins: Nine Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, like Kyra's Twins at Nine Weeks. Page 7.
Gina: 8 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 8.
5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Car Seats for...
Parents buying car seats for their twins have additional factors to consider. Answer these five questions before you buy car seats for twins.
10 Things You Should Never Say to Twins
There are some things that you should never to say to twins. People may say them without thinking, but if you want to be really sensitive to the feelings of twins, triplets and other multiples, don't say these things to twins.
Wow, Four Babies! Is That Common?
General information about quadruplets, sets of four infants born at one birth, also called quads - types, odds, interesting facts, support groups, strollers.
Sheila: 36 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples, such as Sheila pictured at 36 weeks pregnant, are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 13.
How to Have Twins: Reader Submissions -- Took...
Many people wonder what it takes to have twins, triplets or more. Here are some things that cause people to have twins, such as taking birth control pills.
Leslie's Twins: Thirteen Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, like Leslie's Twins at Thirteen Weeks. Page 25.
Baby Boy/Girl Twins Photo Gallery
The Baby Boy/Girl Twins Photo Gallery features pictures of fraternal boy/girl twin sets, twins ages six to twelve months.
Speech Delays in Twins - Identifying Speech...
Speech delays are common in twins and other multiples. Find out how to idenfity potential speech problems and what to do about speech delays in your twins, triplets or multiples.
Diaper Coupons for Pampers Diapers - Coupons...
Parents of twins and multiples can take advantage of deals and discounts for parents of multiples by applying for diaper coupons for Pampers diaper products
Fun and Funny Names for Twins
A lighthearted look at names for twins, using funny or silly combinations of names.
Amber's Twins: 14 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, such as Amber's twins at 14 weeks. Page 27.
How to Have Twins: Reader Submissions -- No...
Many people wonder what it takes to have twins, triplets or more. Here are some things that cause people to have twins. Sometimes it happens without any clear cause; you just get lucky.
Amanda's Twins: Nine Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, like Amanda's Twins at Nine Weeks. Page 6.
Monozygotic
The term monozygotic is defined in this glossary, which provides definitions and explanations of terms related to twins and multiple birth.
Wombmates to Roomates: Should Multiples Share a...
Parents of twins, triplets and other multiples often wonder whether their twins or more should share a bedroom, or when they should transition into separate bedrooms.
Dizygotic
Dizygotic Twinning: This glossary provides explanations of terms related to twins and multiple birth.
Top 10 Things I Love About Having Twins
Parents of twins love having twins. These are some of the things that a parent of twins loves about having twins.
Nicole Adkins: 16 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, such as this scan from Nicole Adkins at 16 weeks. Page 29.
Polar Body Twinning
Polar Body Twinning Definition: This glossary provides explanations of terms related to twins and multiple birth.
More Than Maxi? Maternity Clothes for Moms of...
Moms pregnant with twins, triplets or more need special advice regarding the purchase of maternity clothes during their pregnancy. These tips for maternity clothes for a twin pregnancy will help you get the most for your money.
Jenna Wilcox: 30 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy photos, like Jenna Wilcox 30 weeks pregnant with twins. Page 9.
Sissy's Twins: 11 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 11.
Support Groups for Parents of Twins/Multiples
Clubs for families with multiples are an invaluable resource for parents of twins, triplets or more. Connect with a local club in your area for support, advice, friendship and equipment swapping.
Save Money on Diapers for Twins With Diaper...
Save money on diapers for twins by getting coupons for diapers from Pampers, Huggies and Luvs.
Satcher Twins: 9 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 9.
The 10 Hardest Things About Having Twins
What are the hardest things about having twins? Parenting twins guide, Pamela Fierro, describes the challenges that face parents of twins.
How to Get Your Twins on a Schedule
Developing both a feeding and sleeping schedule for baby twins can be a lifesaver for their parents. Here are some tips.
What causes twins? How do twins form?
Have you ever wondered how and why twins occur? This article is a comprehensive explanation and examination of the causes of twins, both identical (monozygotic) and fraternal (dizygotic) twins.
Top 8 Ways to Help People Tell Your Twins Apart
Parents can use these suggestions for telling twins apart to assist teachers and other people to distinguish between twins or other multiples.

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