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We encourage parents who are expecting twins as well as experienced moms and dads of multiples. Together, we explore the unique challenges new parents face when raising two or more children of the same age. Join us as we embrace the joys of parenting when you’ve got double the duty.

Twin Talks: Pregnancy and Parenting Multiple Children Independent Podcast Network

    • Kids & Family
    • 3.5 • 4 Ratings

We encourage parents who are expecting twins as well as experienced moms and dads of multiples. Together, we explore the unique challenges new parents face when raising two or more children of the same age. Join us as we embrace the joys of parenting when you’ve got double the duty.

    Vanishing Twin Syndrome

    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 the loss of an embryo and when does it typically happen? And what could this mean for your surviving twin?
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    • 34 min
    Twin Baby Gear Essentials: Double Strollers

    Twin Baby Gear Essentials: Double Strollers

    Traveling can be tough with two or more kids, and your stroller can either be your best friend, or your worst enemy. And while no stroller is perfect, it is possible to find the perfect stroller for your family? When it comes to double strollers, what options do you have? What features provide the most versatility so your stroller can grow with your children? And how much can you expect to spend? You'll hear from some of the top manufacturers of double strollers.
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    • 39 min
    Au Pairs: Affordable Childcare for Your Twins

    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 exactly is an au pair, and how can they help simplify your life? We’re chatting with two host moms from Au Pair in America, the nation’s first accredited au pair program, to learn how their program can be a cost-effective childcare solution, especially for families with more than one child. 
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    • 33 min
    Sleep Training Your Twins

    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 your options? And does it really work for twins and triplets, or just singletons? Parents of multiples share what works best for them!
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    • 41 min
    Fascinating Facts About Twins

    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 identical twins have different fingerprints? Did you know twins can have different fathers? We searched high and low to find some of the most fascinating facts about twins you may have never heard before.
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    • 34 min
    DNA Zygosity Testing for Twins

    DNA Zygosity Testing for Twins

    Ever wonder if your same-sex fraternal twins are truly fraternal? Perhaps you've even considered DNA testing to determine if they are actually identical? So, what's involved in the testing process? How accurate are the tests? And how can the results impact the relationship between your twins?
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    • 36 min

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