Twin Talks Episodes

Sleep Training Your Twins

Needing a full night of quality sleep? This is literally a dream come true for many twin parents. But how do you make it happen? You may have read or heard about sleep training. What exactly is it? What are...

Au Pairs: Affordable Childcare for Your Twins

Many new parents of twins and higher-order multiples are consumed with the cost of childcare.  Au pairs provide quality care and flexibility at an affordable rate, all while introducing your family to new and exciting cultures.  So, what exact...

Sleep Tips for Newborn Twins

Most twin parents agree that getting your twosome on a regular sleep schedule is one of the biggest challenges for new parents of twins. What are some of the main issues when it comes to getting twins to sleep as...

Inside the NICU: Transitioning Twins to Home

It's one of the biggest questions on the minds of NICU parents, "When can my babies go home?" And, once you get the green light, you may also be wondering how you're going to care for your babies at home....

Potty-Training Twins: Readiness and Motivation

Having two babies in diapers can be quite a challenge, but how do you know if your twins are ready for potty training? What happens if one twin is ready and other needs more time? Are there any differences in...

Are Twin Moms More Likely to Get Postpartum Depression?

We've heard about postpartum depression and perhaps we have friends affected by it. But what about twin mamas? If you are carrying multiple babies, are you more prone to experiencing postpartum depression? What can you expect? And is there any...

Back to Work After Twins: Finding Flexibility

Are you planning on returning to work after having twins? If so, how can you find flexibility in your existing job or in a new job that allows to you be the hands-on parent that you desire and still be...

Teaching Your Twins to Embrace Individuality

As twin parents, when we watch our kids grow and develop, we see our twins’ unique relationship manifested through cycles of sibling rivalry and interdependence. These cycles can last days, hours, or minutes but always seem to hinge on the...

Vanishing Twin Syndrome

You're shocked to learn you're pregnant with twins! Just as the news settles in, your doctor tells you he can no longer find a heartbeat on one of your babies. This is known as vanishing twin syndrome. What actually causes...

Fascinating Facts About Twins

As parents of twins, we know they are special, but you may not know everything about the unique circumstances surrounding the pregnancy and birth of your babies. Are short women or tall women more likely to conceive twins? Why do...