Twins

Twins: Coming to a Boardroom Near You

Steve Loynes | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Parents
Steve Loynes

There are four primary reasons for multiple births. "It runs in the family" (inherited on the mother's side) and a higher propensity within some ethnic groups; Nigeria has the highest multiple births rates in the world, for example, with Japan among the lowest. However, neither of these are increasing the overall number of multiple births.

Twin Dedicated To Guiding His Sister With Cerebral Palsy Through Life

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler with cerebral palsy is being guided through childhood by her twin brother. Millie Bea Hughes, two, from Staffordshire, has to rely on a walk...

Twin Boys 'Too Embarrassed' To Wear Princess Dresses In Public

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Parents

A couple have said their twin boys love to wear dresses and play with dolls but are too "embarrassed" to do the same outside the house. Gabriella, 33...

Sky's Natalie Pinkham On Losing One Of Her Unborn Twins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents

Sky Sports F1 presenter Natalie Pinkham has opened up about the heartache of losing one of her unborn twins. Pinkham, who is mother to one-year-old W...

Twin Boys Who Drowned In Fish Pond ‘Were IVF Miracles’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK
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The parents of two-year-old twin boys who drowned after falling into a fish pond have said they are shocked and devastated by the loss of their "mirac...

Mum Discovers Her Twins Have Different Fathers

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has discovered her twin babies have different fathers. DNA testing revealed the fraternal twins, who are now two years old and look "striking...

Dad Considers Tattooing One Of His Twins For A Very Important Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Parents

A dad is considering "tattooing or piercing" one of his twins so he can identify which one needs medication every four hours. The Reddit user, Thrw...

Doctors Surprised As Mum Gives Birth To 'Identical' Twins With Different Skin Colours

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has spoken of her surprise when her "identical" twin daughters were born looking rather different. Mum Libby Appleby, 37, was told her unbor...

NHS Maternity Review Report: A Multiples Perspective

Nikki Jackson | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK
Nikki Jackson

The recommendations of the NHS Maternity Report are very exciting for multiple birth families. Now it's time for implementation.

Why Are Twins Double Trouble?

Karen Hall | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Parents
Karen Hall

From conception onwards, having twins seems to raise the bar. Through pregnancy and birth, mothers having twins are viewed as twice as delicate, with their precious double burden, placing a pressure on babies and parents that impacts on the birth as well as the early days and weeks of the babies' lives.

How Having Kids Can Kill the Romance

Jamie Last | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Parents
Jamie Last

Picture the scene. It's a stunning afternoon on the Italian island of Capri. An elegant young couple are sipping prosecco on a stylish hotel's rooftop terrace overlooking a beautiful harbour. There's romance in the air.

Baby Can't Work Out Which Twin Is His Dad

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Parents

A baby was completely baffled when being passed between the arms of his dad and his dad's identical twin. Stephen Ratpojanakul started off holding ...

Turbulent Times With Twins - The First Year

Anne Marshall | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Parents
Anne Marshall

Definitely don't look at the page with the picture of the mum tandem breast-feeding her twins, holding them up like two footballs. That page is responsible for me losing the breast pump I'd bought, over the balcony of our apartment building.

Touching Videos Of Premature Twins Holding Hands Melt Hearts Everywhere

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Parents

Numerous videos of a pair of premature twins who can't stop holding hands are melting hearts all over the internet. Mum Anthea Jackson-Rushford, fr...

The Realities of Being an Identical Twin

Laura Jopson | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Jopson

It's a little like being asked what it's like having a pair of lungs. I don't know - Good? Useful? Essential? Being a twin makes up my DNA: my twin-ness sits snugly inside each and every cell that makes up my body. It's why we have the same colour eyes; the same colour hair and tiny wrists. It's why I am me and she is, well, she.

Twins Born In Different Years

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has given birth to twins in two different years. Maribel Valencia, 22, gave birth to her daughter Jaelyn at 11:59pm on New Year’s Eve 2015,...

JLo Captures The Joy Of Christmas With Twins In Adorable Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Parents

Jennifer Lopez has captured the joy of Christmas with twins in a series of Instagram posts. JLo shared a couple of beautiful black and white shots ...

'H' From Steps Reveals He's Expecting Twins In Adorable Animated Video

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Parents

Ian Watkins, aka 'H' from Steps, has announced he is going to be a dad for the first time as he and his partner Craig Ryder are expecting twins. Wa...

Baby Hope Becomes World's Youngest Organ Donor

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Parents

A newborn baby girl who died just over an hour after being born has become the country's youngest organ donor. Baby Hope, who suffered from a rare ...

Lessons From the 27 Club

Ed Green | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Green

Ok, so I'm no musician. And clearly still alive. But I got as near to an insider view of this Club as you can get, because my twin sister Jenny died just days away from our 28th birthday.

Twins Born With Different Skin Colours: 'Everybody Asks If They Are Related'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Parents

These seven-month-old twins were born just two minutes apart, yet people often question whether they are related. Anaya has a skin tone similar to ...

Proof As A Parent Of Twins, The Chaos Never Stops

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Parents

Being a parent of baby twins is never going to be an easy ride, and this mum has created a funny gif that captures how the fun never stops. In the ...

Beautiful Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Shows Mum Go From Bump To Twins

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has captured her pregnancy milestones up until the birth of her twins in a beautiful time-lapse video. Heather Tomoyasu, from Brooklyn, Am...

Fitness Guru Shares Photo Of Stomach 8 Weeks After Twins' Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Parents

Fitness guru Sophie Guidolin who found social media fame after weightlifting while pregnant with twins has uploaded a photo of her stomach, eight week...

University Exchange Students Shocked To Discover They Are Practically Identical

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Two students who both travelled to Germany for an exchange year were shocked to find out they were doppelgängers - after strangers kept asking if the...