Twin Set: Moms of Multiples Share Survive and Thrive Secrets

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Jul 22, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 306 pages
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When Baby Makes (Much) More Than Three

If you’re a new mom of multiples, it can be hard to find advice and enough people in your life who “get it” or give you the support you need. Luckily, there’s Twin Set: for moms of twins, by moms of twins. Twin Set provides a parent-to-parent support network—based on an exclusive national survey of more than 300 moms of multiples—and shares indispensable, mom-tested, solution-oriented advice . . . and a few laughs along the way. There’s also a Mommy Doc and Daddy Doc onboard, two pediatricians who contribute medical perspectives on various issues, in addition to special features from experts ranging from a financial planner to a nutritionist—many parents of twins themselves! Twin Set includes:

• Answers to your biggest twin pregnancy questions
• Advice on handling the emotional impact of premature delivery
• Lessons on feeding, bathing, and dressing your twins, taking them out, and
putting them to bed
• Tips from dads of twins, for dads of twins
• Solutions for managing twice the laundry, bottles, spills, and other messes
• Options for multiples child care, from birth through school age
• Insights into twin bonding, development, and safety
• Lists of essential twin resources, gear, and equipment

This encouraging and essential guide will help you savor—not just survive—life as a time-crunched mom of multiples.


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Contents

Pregnancy
3
Z Preemie Care
21
Mom Care
35
Dad Support
57
Chow Time
71
Sleep Strategies
93
Clean Kids
121
Pee and Poop
136
Good Help
169
Bonds and Rivalries
190
Doubles Development
203
Safety Matters
231
Money
242
Twinessentials 25
258
Acknowledgments
271
Copyright

Out and About
155

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About the author (2008)

CHRISTINA BOYLE is a seasoned magazine writer and editor who frequently contributes to Baby Talk. CATHLEEN STAHL has spent her career as a marketer in the financial services industry, where she currently works for a leading global asset management firm. Both moms live with their families in Connecticut. Check out their blog at twinsetmoms.com.


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