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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? 10 Signs That You're Having Twins...
Is it 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.
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.
Top 10 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Having...
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.
Irish Twins
A definition and explanation of Irish twins.
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.
6 Signs You're Having Twins
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.
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.
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.
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.
Twin Ultrasound Pictures
This photo gallery of twin ultrasound pictures shows twins and multiples in the womb.
Sextuplets
General information about sextuplets, sets of six multiples, a type of extreme mutiple birth.
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.
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.
Top 10 Discounts & Freebies for Twins/Multiples
This listing details special offers, discounts and free stuff availalbe for families with twins, triplets and other multiples.
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.
Top 10 Things Not to Do When You're Pregnant...
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.
Vanishing Twin Syndrome
Answers to frequently asked questions about Vanishing Twin Syndrome.
Ten 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.
Top Ten Things Twins Hate to Hear
Here are ten things that twins hate to hear, ten questions, comments and statements that people say to twins.
Quiz Results: Could I Be Having Twins (Or...
Take this quiz to assess your chances of having twins or more.
Twin Telepathy
Twins share a special connection, and many report incidences of twin telepathy or extrasensory perception ESP phenomenon.
Why Are Identical Twins Different?
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 Side-by-Side Double Strollers for Twins
review of top picks of side-by-side double strollers for twins.
Top 9 Triple Strollers for Triplets
These triple strollers are ideal for triplets.
How To Determine if Your Twins are Fraternal or...
These strategies for determining twin type will help parents of twins and multiples determine whether their twins or multiples are identical or fraternal.
Twin Pregnancy Photo Gallery
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy.
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.
MoMo Twins: Monoamniotic Monochorionic Twins
MoMo twins refers to twins that are monochorionic and monoamniotic, contained in a single chorion and amnion during pregnancy.
Identical Twins and DNA
Explores the topic of identical twins and DNA. Do identical twins have the same DNA?
Most Popular Baby Names for Boy Twins
The list of most popular names for boy twins in 2011, as compiled by the Social Security Administration. Page 2.
Can Twins Have Different Birthdays?
Twins are generally born on the same day but in some cases twins have different birthdays.
Preterm Labor in Pregnancy with Twins or More
Women pregnant with twins, triplets or more have an increased risk of experiencing preterm labor during their 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.
Most Popular Baby Names for Girl Twins
The list of most popular names for girl twins in 2011, as compiled by the Social Security Administration. Page 3.
Top 10 Tandem Double Strollers for Twins
A review of the best tandem (front-back/inline) double strollers for 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.
Twin and Multiple Birth Rate
Most recent twin birth rate statistics and multiple birth statistics are detailed.
Conjoined Twins Photo Gallery
This photo gallery contains pictures of conjoined twins.
Top 10 Double Jogger Strollers for Twins
review of top picks of double jogging strollers for twins.
10 Ways You Know You're a Mom of Twins
Moms develop some interesting quirks as a result of having twins. Here are some signs that a mom has 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.
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.
Will I Have Twins?
Many people wonder if they will have twins and they often inquire about their chances of having twins.
College Scholarships for Twins & Multiples
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.
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.
Ten Things to Eat During Twin Pregnancy
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.
Get More Sleep with Baby Twins
Get more sleep with baby twins with these ten tips for helping twins sleep.
Identical or Fraternal? Determining Zygosity in...
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.
Jae's Twins: 5 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples.
Mirror Image Twins
A definition and explanation of mirror image twins.
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 in this top ten list of the hardest things about having twins.
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.
Twin Pregnancy FAQ: What Is The Typical...
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy with twins, triplets and other multiples in this multiple birth FAQ. Answers to the question about the typical length of gestation in twin pregnancy.
Twin Pregnancy FAQ: How Much Weight Will I Gain?
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.
Top 10 Diaper Bags for Twins/Multiples
Reviews of diaper bags for use with twins, triplets or other multiples.
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.
Top 23 Celebrity Mothers of Twins
Many mothers of twins are celebrities or famous actresses, singers, or personalities, including Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, Laura Bush, Cleopatra and Mia Hamm.
Twin Talk (Idioglossia)
Some twins exhibit twin talk or idioglossia, a secret language between twins.
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.
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.
Twin Pregnancy FAQ: How Many Placentas Are...
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?
Telling Twins Apart
Parents of identical twins often worry about how to tell twins apart. Try these strategies for telling twins apart.
Jae's Twins: 7 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 2.
Twin Pregnancy - Pregnant with Twins or Multiples
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.
Birth Order and Twins
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.
Top 10 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.
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.
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.
Twin Pregnancy FAQ: What Are the Symptoms of...
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?
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.
Top 10 Mistakes Made by New Parents of...
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.
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.
Clothes for Twins
Shop for clothes for twins at these sites which offer matching clothing, outfits for boy/girl twins, and other clothes for twins.
Gina: 8 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
Pictures of mothers of multiples are featured in this photo gallery of twin pregnancy. Page 8.
Twin Cribs: Pictures and Product Information...
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.
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 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.
Bed Rest During Pregnancy with Multiples
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.
Pregnant with Identical Twins
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.
Top 10 Survival Strategies: The First Few...
The birth of twins, triplets or more means a lot of changes for a family. These survival tips for parenting twins will help.
Potty Training Twins
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.
Can You Choose the Sex of Your Babies?
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.
The Risks of Pregnancy with Twins or Multiples
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Heteropaternal Superfecundation - Twins with...
An unusual type of twinning is Heteropaternal Superfecundation, twins with different fathers.
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.
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.
Tips for Better Sleep When You're Pregnant with...
Get a good night's sleep during pregnancy with multiples with these tips for improving sleep, contributed by moms of twins and other multiples.
Lookalikes: Who's the Most Identical?
Who is the most alike? Vote for the most identical twins in this photo poll of identical twins.
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.
Twin & Multiple Toddlers
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Get Your Twins on a Schedule
Having a schedule for your baby twins can be a lifesaver for parents of twins. This article will guide you on how to develop a feeding and sleeping schedule for your twins.
Photo Gallery of Identical Twin Girls
Pictures of identical (monozygotic) twin girls submitted to the Guide to Parenting Multiples at About.com.
Twin Baby Shower - Who to Invite to a Baby...
A baby shower for twins, triplets or other multiples is an exciting celebration and a time for parents of twins or multiples to receive gifts for their twins or multiples. Here are tips for hosting or having a baby shower for twins or multiples.
Identical Triplets
Identical triplets? An explanation and description of identical triplets, monozygotic triplets that form from a single egg/sperm combination.
Wow, Four Babies! Is That Common?
General information about quadruplets, sets of four multiples, also called quads.
Products for Twins
Shop for unique products made just or twins
What Determines Birth Order?
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. Page 2.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Infant Boy/Girl Twins Photo Gallery
This photo gallery features pictures of infant twin sets of boy/girl twins, ranging in age from one month to six months old.
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
Top 10 Stupid Questions People Ask About...
A humorous look at the silly and stupid questions that people ask about twins and other multiples.
Ladan and Laleh Bijani
Conjoined Iranian twins, Ladan and Laleh Bijani. Page 7.
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.
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.
Twins Fighting
Fighting twins are a source of frustration for parents of twins. Parents of twins learn how to cope with twins fighting.
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.
Preeclampsia and Multiple Birth
Researchers have discovered good news about preeclampsia, which effects 1 in 3 pregnant mothers of multiples.
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.
What's the Difference Between Identical and...
This article addresses the distinction between identical and fraternal twins.
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.
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.
Satcher Twins: 9 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 9.
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.
Top 10 Things Not to 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.
Quintuplets - Quints
General information about quintuplets, sets of five multiples, also called quints.
Superfetation
Definition of superfecundation, term used to describe twins conceived at different times.
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.
To Buy Two?
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, and what baby products don't need to be doubled.
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.
Consequences of Prematurity
Because many twins and multiples are at risk for preterm birth, it is important for parents to understand the risks and conseuqences of prematurity.
Sissy's Twins: 11 Weeks
This photo gallery of multiple birth ultrasounds features pictures of ultrasounds of twins and multiples. Page 11.
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 12.
Showcase of African American Twins and Parents...
A showcase of famous African American twins as well as celebrity parents of twins.
Who Are the Hayes Sextuplets?
Profile of Hayes sextuplets, six sextuplet babies born to the Hayes family in 2004.
Allison: 36 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
A picture of Allison, 36 weeks pregnant with twins. Page 2.
Semi-Identical Twins
A new type of twin type called semi-identical twins has been identified.
Decorating a Nursery for Twins
Decorating a nursery for twins is an exciting project for parents of twins or multiples. These tips will help parents set up and decorate a nursery for twins.
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.
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.
Kendra and Maliyah Herrin
This photo gallery contains pictures of conjoined twins like Kendra and Maliyah Herrin. Page 16.
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.
Agatha Mallard: 36 Weeks Pregnant with Twins
A picture of Agatha Mallard, 36 weeks pregnant with twins. Page 3.
Baby Twins Photo Galleries
Visit the Baby Twins Photo Galleries for pictures of infant boy twins, infant girl twins and infant boy/girl twins. Page 15.
Vote for Remi and Femi as the Most Identical...
Who is the most alike? Vote for Remi and Femi as the most identical twins in this photo poll of identical twins.
Diaper Coupons for Huggies Baby Products -...
Parents of twins and multiples can take advantage of deals and discounts for parents of multiples by calling for Huggies diaper and wipe products
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.
Before You Buy 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.
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.
Before You Buy a Crib for Twins
This guide to buying a crib for twins will help parents of twins evaluate their options about cribs for twins.

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