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This article is for information and overview purposes only and does not represent every possibility or situation.  If you are concerned about any aspect of your pregnancy, please consult your doctor as affects your particular situation. The use of diagnostic ultrasound imaging has made it possible...

  Lynda gratefully acknowledges the support and input of two Exceptional Grandmothers, Adiva Sotzsky and Sue Purdon, in preparing this article. I love the bumper sticker that reads "If I had known what fun having grandchildren were, I would have had them first!" Basically that says it...

Having twins, triplets or more can make toilet training challenging on a couple of fronts.  Keep in mind that toddlers will not train if their muscles are not ready and mature enough.  Boys usually take a little longer than girls to train.  For girls training...

A question I am asked a lot.  Here are several factors to influence whether or not twins run in families: 1)    How many children you already have, i.e. after having two or three, Mom may have at least twins; 2)    Age of Mom at conception, i.e. chances...

22 weeks pregnant with twins How is a Twin Pregnancy Different from a Singleton Pregnancy? What a great question.  There are distinct differences between the two, and taking a multiple-birth specific class, either in your community, on-line or by DVD will answer many of your questions. ...

  Multiples Illuminated, by Megan Woolsey and Alison Lee I really enjoyed this book and categorize it as a must-have on the bookshelf for parents expecting multiples.  Laid out into the natural flow categories of conception, pregnancy, labor and delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the first...

The Crying Baby:  What is Baby Trying to Tell Us? A baby’s main means of communication in the early weeks and months of life is to cry.  It doesn’t take too long for parents to note that not all of their baby’s cries sound the same. ...

  It is normal for parents to worry about their singleton child(ren) when twins, triplets or more expected. Involved preparation for the singleton is imperative, but there are no guarantees that there will be a smooth transition. In spite of the parents’ best preparation efforts, the...

Teething can be a challenging time not only for babies but for parents too. It can be very difficult to witness your babies’ upset and uncomfortable. Some babies have a rough time cutting teeth, while others seem to have a much easier time of it....

Sam and Finn, written by Kate Polley, illustrations by Alex Latimer, The Oodlebooks Publishing Company Ltd., ISBN 978-0-9930569-1-8 When Kate’s twin son, Sam, brother to Finn, died unexpectedly 12 hours after their births, she wanted to give Sam a voice and this book is Sam’s voice.  Sam...