Congratulations, you're expecting two (or more!!). Or maybe
you've just delivered two (or more!!). Now comes the hard part.
To help you with the trials and tribulations you're about to endure, you might
check out some of these books on the pregnancy and raising of twins and
other multiples. These are among the best we've seen on the complex subjects of
parenting and expecting multiples. We even have thorough journals where you can
keep detail records of your precious gifts. Let us know if you have some other suggestions we can add to this
section. (Clicking on any parenting book
illustration or title will take you to Amazon.Com where you can complete your
An added bonus to consider when shopping is that proceeds from
the sale of any books will go directly towards Twinstuff
Outreach, the non-profit organization dedicated to assisting twins and
higher-order multiples and their families.
The subtitle of this book is 'The REAL Experts' Cannot-Live-Without Guide to the First Year with Twins' and it's billed as sort of a "girlfriend's guide" to the first year with
twins. Click the book cover above for more information, reviews and an excerpt from this
new trade paperback.
A trade paperback by the authors of 'When You're
Expecting Twins, Triplets or Quads...' that was published in 2001. Dr. Luke
uses the concept of metabollic programming in this guide to establishing a
lifetime of well-being for your baby (or babies) that begins during your
A recently-revised (Summer 2003) handbook for expectant moms of twins-and-higher
by one of the foremost experts on the subject, Dr. Elizabeth Noble. A little
more "preachy" than the other two best-selling books for pregnant moms of twins
('When You're Expecting Twins...' and 'How to Have a Healthy Twin Pregnancy')
but another offering that's highly recommended.
A 300-page paperback that covers new territory--the raising of twins from birth
through young adulthood. In addition to the dozens of chapters with valuable
tips and advice from doctors and parents of twins, this reference material also
offers numerous Q&A sessions with twins of all ages who try to describe that
question that almost every twin has been asked over and over--what it is like to
be a twin. All parents of twins should check out this great book!
Updated (1999) version of the La Leche League oversized best seller (380 pages)
specifically written for the mom looking to breast-feed her twins, triplets or
higher order multiples. Click on the above link or photo to buy the book now at
amazon.com or click here to read an excerpt from the book.
A 208-page paperback book first published in June 1998. The author interviewed
20 sets of parents of twins while preparing for the birth of her fraternal sons,
Joseph and Michael, and collected that advice into this helpful guide. Focuses
primarily on preparing for the first year of newborn twins.
Astonishing new book which captures images inside the womb like no others ever
seen. As seen in the November 11, 2002 Time Magazine, these stunning photographs
will give the expecting parents (whether it be of one, two or more children) a
better glimpse at their unborn children than they've ever been able to view
before. A wonderful holiday gift for the expecting parents.
Hard-cover book published in April, 2002. Scientifically based, but warmly human
in content as well, this study follows the development and behavior of 30 pairs
of twins from their early life in the womb through to their third
Written by a pair of MOPS (mothers of pre-schoolers), this book received a
hearty thumbs-up from moms of twins, lisadgogo, on our Twinstuff message boards, who felt "it reinforced a lot of good things I was already doing as a mom."
Although not written specifically for parents of multiples, this comprehensive
resource offers more than 500 pages of information that any mom who will be
delivering premtaure twins-or-higher should find valuable. This book has been
highly recommended by many Twinstuff.Com visitors who delivered premature twins.
Hardcover published in April, 2001, this paperback version was released later in
2001. Co-authored by actress Jane Seymour, the mother of 5-year-old fraternal
twin boys, this book shares her experiences through her pregnancy and raising
her young twins. For our less-than-favorable online review of this book, please