Twins: From Conception to Five Years

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Frances Lincoln, 1998 - Child rearing - 127 pages
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Everyone adores twins, but only their parents fully comprehend just how joyous -- and how demanding -- having twins can be. With two babies to love, to feed, to care for, and to raise, there is twice the excitement and also twice the work. Having twins is a unique challenge and TWINS: FROM CONCEPTION TO FIVE YEARS provides all the help parents need to rise to that challenge with the most love and the least stress.
Parents of twins must deal with practical arrangements and emotional issues that parents of singly born children never face. Based on years of study, personal experience, and hundreds of interviews, TWINS provides a wealth of great advice, essential information, and useful photos and illustrations on all aspects of twin care. Here are answers to your questions about:
* Establishing a workable daily routine
* The mechanics of breast- and bottle-feeding infant twins
* Coping with parental exhaustion
* Whether or not to dress twins alike
* Special issues for fathers of twins
* How to encourage separate identities
* Twins at school
* Twins and siblings
TWINS has everything you need to know about the pleasures, the trials, the wonders, and the work of raising your twins!

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About the author (1998)

Anne Woollett had a successful career as an academic and recently retired from the Psychology Department of the University of East London. For many years she has been chair of the Hackney Marsh User Group. In this context she has sought to defend Hackney Marshes from inappropriate development. Her enthusiasm has encouraged local people to plant thousands of trees in Hackney parks. Anne has a passion for Roman archaeology, Islamic architecture and Round Tower churches. She has recently moved from London to a Tudor house in Norfolk to be close to and work in her beloved woodlands.

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