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Pamela Prindle Fierro

Updated Articles and Resources

By Pamela Prindle Fierro

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Top Frequently Asked Questions About Travel With Twins Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Traveling with young twins or other multiples can be tricky. Here are answers to frequently asked questions with tips for making travel with twins safe and smooth.
    • Preterm Labor in Pregnancy with Twins or More Created: Monday, July 05, 2004 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Women pregnant with twins, triplets or more have an increased risk of experiencing preterm labor during their pregnancy." itemprop="description">>
    • Vanishing Twin Syndrome Created: Wednesday, December 31, 2003 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Answers to frequently asked questions about Vanishing Twin Syndrome." itemprop="description"> Monday, February 26, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Having twins or multiples may impact the marriage of parents of multiples. These tips and suggestions are for parents of multiples who wish to maintain their marriage after having twins or multiple...
    • Five Things No One Tells You About Having Twins Created: Saturday, October 27, 2012 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Parenting twins and multiples can be full of surprises. Here are five things that no one tells you about parenting twins, some surprising and unexpected challenges and benefits of parenting twins.
    • Top Survival Strategies: The First Few Months with Twins/Multiples Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      The birth of twins, triplets or more means a lot of changes for a family. These survival tips for parenting twins will help.
    • Twin Pregnancy FAQ: How Much Weight Will I Gain? Created: Thursday, June 01, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      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 d...
    • College Scholarships for Twins & Multiples Created: Monday, April 17, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      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, triplet...
    • Identical or Fraternal? Determining Zygosity in Multiples Created: Friday, November 28, 2003 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      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 To Determine if Your Twins are Fraternal or Identical Created: Monday, March 31, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      These strategies for determining twin type will help parents of twins and multiples determine whether their twins or multiples are identical or fraternal.
    • Are First Born Twins Smarter? Created: Monday, October 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Are first born twins smarter? This article looks at the relationship between birth order and intelligence, and whether birth order studies apply to multiples.
    • Can Twins Have Different Birthdays? Created: Monday, September 08, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Twins are generally born on the same day but in some cases twins have different birthdays.
    • Before You Buy Maternity Clothes for Moms of Multiples Created: Sunday, July 25, 2004 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      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.
    • Make Time for Play Created: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Excerpt from Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin's book, Twins 101, gives advice to parents of twins on how to get their make time for play with twins.
    • Help for Newborn Twins Created: Monday, April 27, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      What kind of help will you need when your twins are born? Examine some of the options for finding help with your newborn twins.
    • Teaching Twins Not to Share Created: Friday, February 15, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Excerpt from Joan A. Friedman's book, Emotionally Healthy Twins detailing why twins shouldn't always have to share everything.
    • Twin Escalation Syndrome Created: Monday, March 08, 2004 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Many families with multiples experience a behavioral phenomenon dubbed Twin Escalation Syndrome. Are your multiples afflicted? Though it's the children that exhibit the symptoms, it is the parents who suffer the effects. Take a humorous look at this "condition" and find out what families with multiples can do to reduce flare-ups.
    • Keep Your Twins Engaged in Learning This Summer Created: Sunday, June 14, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Keeping kids engaged in learning over the summer is important, especially for families with twins.
    • Ten Amazing Stories of Discovering Twins Created: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Readers share amazing stories of the moment when they discovered they were pregnant with twins.
    • Identical Triplets Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Identical triplets? An explanation and description of identical triplets, monozygotic triplets that form from a single egg/sperm combination.
    • Mirror Image Twins Created: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      What are mirror image twins and how are they different from regular twins?
    • Do You Have a Favorite Twin? Created: Saturday, February 28, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Some parents of multiples feel a preference towards one twin over the other, a "favorite" twin. Learn how to cope with these feelings and manage the dynamic within families with twins.
    • Dressing Twins Alike Created: Thursday, November 20, 2003 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      Parents of multiples deliberate the issue of dressing their twins alike.
    • Identical Twins Created: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Get the facts about identical twins, the common term used to describe monozygotic twins, even thought identical twins aren't technically identically alike.
    • Birth Order and Twins Created: Monday, February 16, 2004 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      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.
    • Parents Misinformed About Zygosity Created: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Many parents are misinformed about whether their twins are identical or fraternal. Even doctors can be wrong about the signs of twin zygosity.
    • Potty Training Twins Poll Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      What's the right time to potty train twins? Consult the consensus reflected in this poll for parents of twins about when they potty trained their twins.
    • Twin Pregnancy Symptoms Poll Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Moms of twins explain the symptoms they experienced during their twin pregnancy in this poll about twin pregnancy symptoms.
    • Using Leashes With Toddler Twins/Multiples Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Parents of twins and other multiples sometimes use leashes or harnesses as a safety device." itemprop="description"> Monday, November 14, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Make bath time easier with twins. Parents of twins, triplets and multiples will find these helpful hints and quick tips useful when bathing their twins and multiples. These are tips to make bathtime with twins and multiples easier and safer.
    • Is It Twins? 10 Signs That You're Having Twins or Multiples Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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.
    • Twin Cribs: Pictures and Product Information About Cribs for Twins Created: Friday, June 23, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      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.

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