Twin Talks
Twin Talks
Independent Podcast Network
We encourage parents who are expecting twins as well as experienced moms and dads of multiples. Together, we explore the unique challenges new parents face when raising two or more children of the same age. Join us as we embrace the joys of parenting when you’ve got double the duty.
Twin Developmental Milestones: Movement and Physical Activity
As your twins grow, they may develop differently than one another. So, how do you know if they're still on track with the physical development? How do milestones for premature twins differ from full-term twins? And what basic movements and physical activity should you expect from your babies during the first year? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 1, 2020
44 min
Chances of Twinning: Genetics and Fertility Treatments
Do twins run in your family? As a twin parent, you’ve probably heard this question a million times. So, what are your chances of twinning, whether it’s through genetics or through the use of fertility treatments? Why are fraternal twins more common in families who have a history of twins? The conception of identical twins is supposed to be random, so how do we explain families with multiple sets? Today we’re breaking down your chances of twinning, and (for some parents) twinning again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2020
34 min
Potty-Training Twins: Readiness and Motivation
Having two babies in diapers can be quite a challenge, but how do you know if your twins are ready for potty training? What happens if one twin is ready and other needs more time? Are there any differences in potty training fraternal versus identical twins? We'll also break down the basics of potty training so first-time parents know what to expect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2020
46 min
Teaching Your Twins to Embrace Individuality
As twin parents, when we watch our kids grow and develop, we see our twins’ unique relationship manifested through cycles of sibling rivalry and interdependence. These cycles can last days, hours, or minutes but always seem to hinge on the element of sameness. So, how can we help nudge our twins towards alternatives? How can we help them embrace their twindom while still standing out in a crowd? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2020
57 min
Trending Baby Names for Twins
Ready to name your twins or triplets? Where do you even start? Today we're looking at the current trends when it comes to naming your new little bundles of joy! Should you be "matchy matchy" with your names? What are some cool ways to showcase their uniqueness without overdoing it? Plus, discover what Marvel and Game of Thrones character names are really popular right now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 3, 2020
41 min
Debunking Myths About Twin Pregnancy
If you recently learned you are carrying twins, you may be a bit anxious about your pregnancy. Are many twins/triplets not discovered until the third trimester? Are you still able to have a vaginal birth if you're pregnant with twins? Is it really rare to be pregnant the full 40 weeks? And is bedrest pretty much unavoidable? Today we're debunking some of the common myths associated with a twin pregnancy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2020
38 min
What is Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)?
If you have mo-di twins, you may have already heard by twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. It's a complication that can happen during any twin pregnancy in which the babies share a placenta. How are pregnancies diagnosed with this condition? How can it impact your twins? And what options do you have to hopefully remedy the situation and keep your babies in utero for as long as possible? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2020
1 hr 3 min
Cloth Diapering Your Twins
Trying to determine if cloth diapers are the right choice for your growing family? What are some of the main reasons twin parents choose cloth diapers instead of disposable ones? What type of cloth diapers are available to you? Plus, tips on doing laundry and keeping your diapers as clean as possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2020
35 min
Bedrest During a Twin Pregnancy
Just because you're pregnant with twins doesn't mean you're bound for bedrest. But, if your medical care provider determines that's what best for you and your babies- you'll want to be prepared. What are the different levels of restrictions for bedrest? What's the difference between resting at a hospital and resting at home? Plus, the big question... what do you do with all your free time? Our panel of twins moms share their firsthand experience!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 6, 2020
40 min
Diastasis Recti: Abdominal Separation After Twins
Losing that extra bulge around your belly can seem impossible when you're a mom of twins. But the issue may actually be a result of a condition known as Diastasis Recti. What is happening within the body and why does this commonly impact moms of twins? How can you check to see if you have it? And what type of treatment options are available?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2020
49 min
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