Twins and Hemangiomas

For unknown reasons, twins are more likely than singletons to develop hemangiomas, also known as strawberry birthmarks. Somewhere between 4–10 percent … [Read more...]

Famous Fathers of Twins

On Father's Day -- and every day -- fathers of twins deserve a special round of applause for all their hard work, patience, and love! It's a very … [Read more...]

Does Drinking Milk Make You Have Twins?

A recent study published in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine reported that women who were milk drinkers were three times more likely to have twins … [Read more...]

Coping with Twins’ Fears

It’s extremely common for young children to develop fears. In fact, according to The Harvard Medical School Mental Health Letter (Aug. 1998), 90 … [Read more...]

Most Popular Names for Twins

Last October, I wrote a column called “What Should You Name Your Twins?” and included a list of the most popular twins names according to the Social … [Read more...]

Airplane Travel with Infant Twins

            The summer travel season is almost here, and many of you are probably pondering a … [Read more...]

Elimination Communication: Is It Possible to Potty-Train Infant Twins?

Perhaps you’ve heard of the potty-training method called “elimination communication” or infant potty training. This technique has been used in parts … [Read more...]

Birthday Parties for Toddler and Preschooler Twins

Parents of twins and multiples often have a difficult journey to parenthood. They may have gone through several years of fertility treatments and/or … [Read more...]

A New Type of Twins Is Discovered: Semi-Identical Twins

The Journal of Human Genetics recently reported on a rare type of twins, who have been dubbed “semi-identical twins.” In this case, a single egg was … [Read more...]

Web Sites for Multiples Organizations

Multiples groups are a great resource for meeting other parents of multiples and finding information about raising twins, triplets, and more. The … [Read more...]