Twins

Anton Du Beke On Becoming A Dad At 50: 'Twins Are Going To Be A Handful'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Parents

Anton Du Beke has spoken about what he expects to experience as a first-time dad to twins at the age of 50. The ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star, whos...

Seven Reasons Why Toddlers Ruin Christmas

Angela Corpe | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Corpe

There's one month to go, and I cannot tell you how often I've heard "Christmas is all about the kids". I'm sorry, but it isn't. My toddlers will ruin Christmas. Maybe once they're older we'll get a bit closer to the magical day promised by all the TV ads, as joyful, clean and well-behaved children unwrap their presents

Twins Turn 100 Years Old And Reveal The Secret To Long Life

Caters News | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

These twins have proven to be quite the sister act after celebrating their 100th birthday. Irene Crump and Phyllis Jones have spent a whole century to...

The Moment Formerly Conjoined Twins Saw Each Other After Surgery

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Parents

The moment two formerly conjoined twins saw each other following their separation surgery was caught on camera. Jadon and Anias McDonald, from Chicago...

When Your Toddler Is Tougher Than You

Angela Corpe | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Corpe

I have two poorly babies. Nothing too serious - just the standard vomiting bug that rips through nursery as fast as mums head for a glass of wine once the kids are in bed. I only have one pair of arms though, which is tricky when both your children want to be scooped up in them all day long, not to mention back-breaking.

Food Before One Is Just For Fun ... Fun For Who?

Angela Corpe | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Corpe

So who, exactly, is having all this fun with food while I'm daydreaming about burning my baby cook books while drinking neat vodka? Ooh, yes, fire risk, not a great idea ... red wine, I'll dream about red wine for now.

Choose Your Words Carefully

Angela Corpe | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Corpe

Here's a handy guide for the next time you encounter a mum / twin mum/ mum-to-be ... It's actually really lovely that you want to chat to a complete stranger / vague acquaintance, and I found it very touching (mostly) but please, choose your words carefully!

'Emmerdale' Star Lucy Pargeter Is Pregnant With Twins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Parents

’Emmerdale’ actress Lucy Pargeter is pregnant with twins. The 39-year-old, who plays Chastity Dingle in the ITV soap, said she is “over the moon...

Why I Wish Geri Was Having Twins...

Angela Corpe | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Corpe

I was kind of hoping it might be twins, if only for the headline "Geri-hat-trick!" though that would of course, have raised the issue of IVF and that's a whole other can of worms to open up (again!)

The Trouble With Twins

Emily Higgins | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Parents
Emily Higgins

When we were finally able to bring them home, it was a pretty surreal feeling. Gone were the nurses and doctors. It was just us now. I remember sitting on the sofa in front of these two precious, tiny babies and thinking, 'now what?'

Twin Boys Diagnosed With Leukaemia Within A Year Of Each Other

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has told of how her twin boys have nearly ended their intensive treatment for leukaemia, after being diagnosed within one year of each other. Lo...

Mum Gives Birth To Second Set Of Identical Twins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has given birth to her second set of identical twins in four years. Simone Burstow, 32, from Australia, who has four-year-old twins Oliver and H...

Mum's Iced Coffee Photos Show How Much Premature Twins Have Grown

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has recorded the incredible growth of her premature twins with before and after photos showing them sat next to bottles of iced coffee. Jourdan ...

Twins Should Be Delivered At 37 Weeks To 'Minimise Deaths'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Parents

Twins should be delivered at 37 weeks to minimise stillbirths and newborn deaths, a large international study in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) has...

If You Are A Parent Of Twins You Should Really Try Out These Experiments

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Parents

Parents of identical twins, we salute you. Twice the nappies and feeding times combined with half the sleep makes you a legend. But twins, we’ve al...

Conjoined Twins Defy Odds To Start School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Parents

Two conjoined twins who were said to have a “slim chance of survival” when they were born are preparing to start school. Rosie and Ruby Formosa...

Identical Twins Plagued By Genetic Condition Go On Quest For A Cure

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Adam and Neil Pearson, 31, were born identical twins, but their alikeness didn’t last for long. During their childhood, non-cancerous tumours began ...

How To Plan A Super-Fun Birthday Party For Twins

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Parents

From their first birthday when your icing-covered little ones giggle at each other over their cakes, twins’ parties are joy-filled events. Just with...

Mum Discovered Strangers Had Been Watching Her Twin Daughters' Bedroom Online

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum was horrified to discover strangers had been watching her children in their home - through a security camera in her twin daughters’ bedroom. T...

Rare Moment Twin Baby Is Born Inside Amniotic Sac Captured On Camera

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Parents

A fascinating video shows the moment a baby was born still inside the amniotic sac. The baby was one of twins and was the second to be delivered via c...

Identical Twins Reveal The Most Awkward Thing About Looking Exactly The Same

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

As a child you might have fancied being a twin (we blame it on all those ‘Sister Sister’ episodes). Being able to trick your parents into shouting...

Twins Born Holding Hands Are Just As Close Two Years On

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Parents

Twin sisters who were photographed holding hands when they were born via caesarean two years ago are doing “swimmingly”, their mum has said. Jenna...

The Thought Process of Finding Out You're Expecting Twins

Ursula Brunetti | Posted 10.07.2016 | UK Parents
Ursula Brunetti

When you've just found out that you're pregnant with twins the world goes silent for a few moments. It's like an explosion has just gone off in your brain as you deal with this new information. All you can see is the two blobs on the ultrasound screen. Your tongue won't move in your mouth and you can't hear what the sonographer is saying because that last word they uttered has literally blown your mind...

Surprising Things I Miss From My Twin Pregnancy

Ursula Brunetti | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Parents
Ursula Brunetti

It's all down to looking after other people instead of looking after myself... and that brings me back to the subject of pregnancy. When your whole entire job is to look after yourself so you can nurture that little life (in my case lives) growing inside of you.

Parents Of Twins Find Clever Way To Please Passengers On Flight

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Parents

A couple with toddler twins ensured passengers on their flight wouldn't be too disturbed thanks to their clever parenting hack. A passenger on the fli...