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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
The Twin Gene: Understanding the Family History...
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.
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.
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.
Having Twins
Resources for parents that are having twins are collected in this guide to having 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.
What Does the Term "Irish Twins" Mean?
A definition and explanation of Irish twins.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How Different Are Identical Twins?
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.
Top 10 Halloween Costumes for Twins
Halloween costumes for twins are suggested here.
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.
Do Twins Really Have ESP?
Twins share a special connection, and many report incidences of twin telepathy or extrasensory perception ESP phenomenon.
12 Questions About Vanishing Twin Syndrome
Answers to frequently asked questions about Vanishing Twin Syndrome.
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.
Quiz Results: Could I Be Having Twins (Or...
Take this quiz to assess your chances of having twins or more.
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.
9 Greatest Triple Strollers
These triple strollers are ideal for triplets.
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.
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.
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.
Cribs for Twins
The Twin Crib from UK company TwinsThings is an set of two wicker cribs attractively joined together as a crib for twins.
Is It Possible for Twins to Have Different...
Twins are generally born on the same day but in some cases twins have different birthdays.
10 Things You've Always Wondered About Twins
Twins are associated with many mysteries and misconceptions. Get the facts about ten things you've always wondered about twins.
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.
What Are MoMo Twins?
MoMo twins refers to twins that are monochorionic and monoamniotic, contained in a single chorion and amnion during pregnancy.
Boo Times Two: Halloween with Twins
Parents of multiples share Halloween costume ideas for their twins, triplets and family members. Page 5.
Do Identical Twins Really Have the Same DNA?
Explores the topic of identical twins and DNA. Do identical twins have the same DNA?
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.
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.
10 Twin Strollers Worth Trying
Review of top picks of side-by-side double strollers for twins.
What Are Mirror Image Twins?
What are mirror image twins and how are they different from regular twins?
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.
Identical Triplets
Identical triplets? An explanation and description of identical triplets, monozygotic triplets that form from a single egg/sperm combination.
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.
What's the Difference Between Identical and...
This article addresses the distinction between identical and fraternal twins.
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.
Will I Have Twins?
Many people wonder if they will have twins and they often inquire about their chances of having twins.
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.
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.
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 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?
10 Tips for Better Sleep with Baby Twins
Get more sleep with baby twins with these ten tips for helping twins sleep.
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.
Twin Talk: Do Twins Share a Secret Language?
Some twins exhibit twin talk or idioglossia, a secret language between twins.
10 Best Double Jogger Strollers
review of top picks of double jogging strollers for twins.
10 Best Tandem Twin Strollers
A review of the best tandem (front-back/inline) double strollers for twins.
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.
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.
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.
Twin Pregnancy Photo Gallery
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy.
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.
What Is Superfetation?
Definition of superfecundation, term used to describe twins conceived at different times.
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.
The Risks of Pregnancy with Twins or Multiples
Pregnancy with twins, triplets or more is usually termed
Top 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.
8 Things That are Harder When You Have Twins
What kinds of things are harder when you have twins? A look at some of the situations that are challenging for parents of twins.
Halloween Costumes for Infant Twins
These Halloween Costumes are designed for infants and babies, perfect for baby twins.
Semi-Identical Twins
A new type of twin type called semi-identical twins has been identified.
10 Best Diaper Bags for Twins and Multiples
Reviews of diaper bags for use with twins, triplets or other 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.
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.
Expecting Twins? See How Much Weight You Should...
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Game: Twin Memory Game
Play this concentration memory game to see if you can match up pairs of identical twins.
Weight Loss After Twins
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. Page 2.
Jae's Twins: 7 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Myths About Multiples
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.
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.
Breastfeeding Twins, Triplets and Multiples
Breastfeeding twins and multiples is not easy, so mothers who choose to breastfeed their twins, triplets or even higher order multiples will find advice here. These tips are for nursing moms of 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?
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.
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.
Products Made Just for Twins
Shop for unique products made just for twins.
Conjoined Twins Photo Gallery
This photo gallery contains pictures of conjoined twins.
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's the Birth Rate of Twins and Multiples in...
Most recent twin birth rate statistics and multiple birth statistics are detailed.
Jae's Twins: 5 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples.
Superfecundation
Definition of superfecundation, term used to describe twins with different fathers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
7 Ways to Sleep Better During Twin/Mulitples...
Get a good night's sleep during pregnancy with multiples with these tips for improving sleep, contributed by moms of twins and other multiples.
Gina: 8 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 8.
What's Different About Parenting Twins?
Parents of twins examine the differences between parenting twins and multiples and parenting singleton children.
Right Handed or Left Handed -Twins and Hand...
Examine the connection between twins and hand preference and find out why so many twins are left handed.
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.
Save Money on Diapers for Twins With Diaper...
Save money on diapers for twins by getting coupons for diapers from Pampers, Huggies and Luvs.
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'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.
Preeclampsia and Multiple Birth
Researchers have discovered good news about preeclampsia, which effects 1 in 3 pregnant mothers of multiples.
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?
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.
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.
Top 10 Baby Monitors for Twins/Multiples
Parents of twins, triplets and other multiples will have much use for baby monitors to help them keep watch over their babies.
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.
Double Strollers for Twins
Parents of multiples need a good double stroller for their twin babies. Find out how to choose the best double strollers or twin stroller.
Sextuplets
General information about sextuplets, sets of six multiples, a type of extreme mutiple birth.
Strollers for Higher Order Multiples
Strollers for higher order multiples like quadruplets, quintuplets and other supertwins are available. Find out what the options are for strollers for multiples.
Five Questions to Ask Before You Buy Car Seats...
Parents buying car seats for their twins have additional factors to consider. Answer these five questions before you buy car seats for 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.
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.
Tonya: 35 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples such as Tonya at 35 weeks are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 10.
Nicole: 33 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples, such as Nicole pictured at 33 weeks, are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 11.
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.
Polar Body Twinning
Polar Body Twinning Definition: This glossary provides explanations of terms related to twins and multiple birth.
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
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.
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.
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.
Photo Gallery of Boy/Girl Twins
Online photo gallery featuring pictures of boy/girl twins, with photos submitted by parents of twin pairs with one girl and one boy.
What Are Fraternal Twins?
Fraternal Twins: This glossary provides explanations of terms related to twins and multiple birth.
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.
Gina: 33 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy, like Gina 33 Weeks Pregnant with Twins. Page 12.
Conjoined Twins: Answers to Frequently Asked...
Answers to frequently asked questions about conjoined twins, also known as Siamese twins, or multiples that are born connected.
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.
Shopping for Twins or Multiples? Tips to Make...
Do parents of twins really need to buy two of everything for their infant twins or multiples? Find out what you really need two of.
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.
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.
Bernadine's Twins: 15 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 28.
Michael Strahan
Michael Strahan, football player and talk show host, is also a celebrity dad of twins.
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.
Satcher Twins: 9 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 9.
Showcase of African American Twins and Parents...
A showcase of famous African American twins as well as celebrity parents of twins.
Sissy's Twins: 11 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 11.
Kimberly's Twins: 23 Weeks
Photo gallery of twin ultrasound photos shows Kimberly's twins at 23 weeks. Page 40.
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.
Nandina's Twins: 11 Weeks, 6 Days
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples, such as Nandina's twins at 11 weeks, 6 days. Page 16.
Consequences of Prematurity
Because many twins and multiples are at risk for preterm birth, it is important for parents to understand the risks and consequences of prematurity.
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