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Twin Talks is an audio podcast encouraging 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 Talks is an audio podcast encouraging 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.
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San Diego, CA

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Twin Talks is an audio podcast encouraging 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.

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English


Episodes

Smart Shopping Strategies for Twins

6/12/2018
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Shopping for two babies typically takes more effort than shopping for one baby, but do you really need twice the stuff? How can twin parents take advantage of good deals in their own community? What are some great online resources when searching for discounts? And will major retailers really send you free product simply because you had two babies at the same time? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:23

MOMM: Mothers of Multiple Multiples

6/5/2018
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Have you ever wondered what it's like to parent more than one set of twins? It's rare that twin parents become twin parents again, but it certainly happens. Today we're chatting with three mamas who have given birth to at least two sets of twins. How did their birth experiences differ from one another? How did their lives change when they realized they were having another set? And how in the world are they able to survive those first few years? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:32:16

Sleep Training Your Twins

5/29/2018
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Needing a full night of quality sleep? This is literally a dream come true for many twin parents. But how do you make it happen? You may have read or heard about sleep training. What exactly is it? What are your options? And does it really work for twins and triplets, or just singletons? Parents of multiples share what works best for them! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:40

Traveling with Twins

5/22/2018
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You want to travel, but is it really possible when you have young twins? How do you know when your twins are ready? How do handle eating and sleeping arrangements which may not follow your typical schedule? Our twin moms share what's worked (and what's not worked) for them when taking a road trip or flying the friendly skies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:55

Twins and SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)

5/15/2018
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome comes without warning and has no known causes. So, how does SIDS specifically impact twins? Why are twins typically considered to be at greater risk? You'll hear firsthand from a mother who lost one of her twins to SIDS, and a SIDS awareness advocate shares what parents do to minimize potential risk factors and keep their babies safe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:34

Twin Baby Names: Dos and Donts

5/8/2018
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Having trouble finding the perfect baby names for your twins? That's because there's double the pressure to get it right! What's trending right now with baby names? And what should you consider when making this big decision? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:24

Decorating Bedrooms for Boy and Girl Twins

5/1/2018
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Pink and Blue. That’s what we usually think of for girls and boys. But what if you have one of each? Do you have to decorate your twins' room in pink and blue? What other options are there? And how can you update their room as they become preschool and school-age kids? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:22

Keeping Clothes on Your Toddler Twins

4/24/2018
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No matter how hard you try, sometimes your twins just want to be naked. These little escape artists will strip down to nothing (including no diapers) at a moment's notice. Sometime they don't even care if they're out in public. So, how do you keep their clothes on? Duct tape? Glue? Or maybe wait it out? Our twin parents share what's worked best for them! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:45

Breastfeeding Twins Away from Home

4/17/2018
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At times you may need to breastfeed your babies away from home. The thought may seem a bit overwhelming at first, but we've enlisted some twin moms to share their tips on how to make it work. What are their "safe places" away from home? What gear is typically needed? And what do you do when both babies are hungry at the same time? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:34

Twin Transitions: Crib to Toddler Beds

4/10/2018
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Are you planning to transition your twins from a crib to toddler bed? How do you know if they're developmentally ready? What are some of the challenges you can expect? And once your kids are in bed, how do you encourage them to stay there throughout the night? Our twin parents tell us what worked best for them. Plus, we're reviewing a super fun sleep time app- especially if your kids like dinosaurs! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:46

Bringing Home Twins: The First Week

4/3/2018
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Bringing home twins is a big change for any family. Even experienced parents learn a whole new set of challenges. What are the key things to remember during the first week? What type of environment is best for recovery of mom and the babies? How can extended friends and family help? And what can you expect to happen during your daily routine? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:45

Homemade Baby Food For Twins

3/27/2018
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So, your twins are ready for baby food. Should you buy pre-packaged baby food or make your own? What are the benefits of making your own baby food? What is the process for making and preparing your own food? And how can you help your babies adopt new flavors and textures? Today our parent panelists share what worked for them and their family. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:48

Chances of Twinning: Genetics and Fertility Treatments

3/20/2018
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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...

Duration:00:30:23

Sleep Tips for Newborn Twins

3/13/2018
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Most twin parents agree that getting your twosome on a regular sleep schedule is one of the biggest challenges for new parents of twins. What are some of the main issues when it comes to getting twins to sleep as opposed to singletons? What are sleep patterns and what can you expect from your newborns within those first few months? Plus, tips for getting your little ones on a consistent sleep schedule so you can get some shut-eye too! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:37:35

Twin Baby Gear Essentials: Baby Monitors

3/6/2018
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Keeping track of one baby is tough enough. But if you're trying to watch two or more babies, you may want to seriously consider getting a second pair of eyes and ears- also known as a baby monitor. Should you go for an audio or video monitor, or perhaps both? What should you know about reception and security? And what can you expect to pay? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:11

Inside the NICU: Transitioning Twins to Home

2/27/2018
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It's one of the biggest questions on the minds of NICU parents, "When can my babies go home?" And, once you get the green light, you may also be wondering how you're going to care for your babies at home. What kind of training or instructions can you expect from your NICU? How should you set up your home? And what about your babies' schedules? You'll hear from NICU parents about their personal experience with their twins and triplets! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:36:00

Au Pairs: Affordable Childcare for Your Twins

2/20/2018
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Many new parents of twins and higher-order multiples are consumed with the cost of childcare. Au pairs provide quality care and flexibility at an affordable rate, all while introducing your family to new and exciting cultures. So, what exactly is an au pair, and how can they help simplify your life? We’re chatting with two host moms from Au Pair in America, the nation’s first accredited au pair program, to learn how their program can be a cost-effective childcare solution, especially for...

Duration:00:30:06

Fascinating Facts About Twins

2/13/2018
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As parents of twins, we know they are special, but you may not know everything about the unique circumstances surrounding the pregnancy and birth of your babies. Are short women or tall women more likely to conceive twins? Why do identical twins have different fingerprints? Did you know twins can have different fathers? We searched high and low to find some of the most fascinating facts about twins you may have never heard before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:31:08

Potty-Training Twins: Readiness and Motivation

2/6/2018
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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

Duration:00:42:17

Breastfeeding Twins at Night

1/30/2018
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Breastfeeding twins is possible, but there are definitely some challenges including how to feed two babies throughout the night. What happens when your babies both wake up crying at the same time? Should you tandem feed or try feeding just one baby at a time? And how can your partner help simplify the process and make it more enjoyable for you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:06