Twins

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...

The Kitchen Workout Parents Can Do To Boost 'Low Mood'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents

A personal trainer who is mum to one-year-old twin boys has shared a video of a kitchen workout that boosted her low mood on a tough day. Anna Strode...

14 Things You'll Only Know If You Are The Parent Of Twins

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Parents

That first moment you found out you weren't only expecting one bundle of joy, but two, is a time no parent could ever forget. Planning Olsen-worthy m...

Couple Who Lost Baby During Ectopic Pregnancy Ecstatic At 'Hidden Twin'

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

A couple who lost their unborn baby during an ectopic pregnancy were stunned when months later doctors discovered a healthy "hidden" foetus growing in...

Ronnie Wood Became A Dad To Twins, Two Days Before He Turned 69

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Parents

Ronnie Wood has become a dad to twin girls. The Rolling Stones guitarist is now a dad of six, but the girls are the first children he has had with hi...

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...