Juggling Twins: The Best Tips, Tricks, and Strategies from Pregnancy to the Toddler Years (Paperback)
A must-have parenting book for anyone who doesn't know what to expect when they're having twins From getting through the pregnancy to managing toddlers, this is the definitive guide to raising good humans--two at a time
The best twin-tested tips used by real moms
The stresses that come with raising two babies are numerous--but they are predictable and manageable. From a mom who's been there, Juggling Twins is a funny, realistic, and reassuring guide for every new mom of twins who may be asking herself, Can I really pull this off?
With a focus on positive parenting, from pregnancy to health issues, to eating, sleeping, bathing, and leaving the house, Juggling Twins is packed with the detailed, authoritative information that parents of multiples crave.
You'll learn how to:
- Nurse two babies at the same time, comfortably and efficiently
- Get exactly the help you need from family and friends in those first few weeks
- Safely transport two babies at once when it's just you and them
- Survive the nights by breaking them into shifts (that include you sleeping)
- Stockpile the right food and supplies in advance of their arrival
- Maintain your identity and your marriage through the madness
Get prepared, stay calm, and count your blessings (two )--raising twins can be a wonderful, intense challenge that draws on the best in you. With this pregnancy, baby, and toddler book on your side, you'll have a firm grasp on child development and raise happy twins
Practical advice and a healthy dose of humor--this book has exactly what parents need to help them survive and thrive with multiples. Recommended reading for all mothers of twins.--Deborah Platek, MD, Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
About the Author
When Meghan Regan-Loomis discovered that she was pregnant with twins, she searched fruitlessly for the book that would explain how to manage the logistics and challenges of caring for two babies at once. Discovering that it didn't yet exist, she vowed that she would figure out the answers and one day write the book herself. A veteran high school English teacher, she specializes in American literature, Shakespeare, Milton, and, more recently, How to Burp Two Babies at Once. A competitive tennis player who received her undergraduate degree from Kenyon College, she lives near Boston with her family.