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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

Twin Baby Gear Essentials: Double Strollers

8/14/2018
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Traveling can be tough with two or more kids, and your stroller can either be your best friend, or your worst enemy. And while no stroller is perfect, it is possible to find the perfect stroller for your family. When it comes to double strollers, what options do you have? What features provide the most versatility so your stroller can grow with your children? And how much can you expect to spend? You'll hear from some of the top manufacturers of double strollers, Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:34:39

Flexible Work Options for Twin Parents

8/7/2018
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Working with twins? Is it really possible? Not everyone can afford full-time childcare, so what other options do you have if the traditional model of full-time work isn't an option? Where should you look for jobs that are a little more flexible? How can you adjust your resume if you've been out of work for awhile? And what about the possibility of starting your own business? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:03

Inside the NICU: What to Expect

7/31/2018
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Most newborn twins don't need to spend time in the NICU, but it's always helpful for expecting parents to be prepared- just in case. Today we're launching a new series focused on all things related to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. If this is your first trip to the NICU, what can you expect? Who are the different care providers and what are their roles? What are the typical visiting hours for the family? And what do all those crazy beeps mean coming from the equipment in the room? Learn...

Duration:00:36:05

The Importance of Twin Groups and Meet-ups

7/24/2018
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No one understands twins better than another twin parent. Messaging back and forth online can be helpful, but there's nothing that replaces connecting with people face to face through twin groups and meet-ups. What are the different types of groups available to twin parents? What kind of support and services do they offer? And how can you find one in your area, or perhaps start a new one? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:30

Teaching Your Kids to Respond to Twin Questions

7/17/2018
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You’ve heard all the standard comments about twins: “Are they twins? Are they identical? Are they natural? Who was born first?” And you’ve come up with answers to those questions. But what about your kids? How do they respond? Have you talked to your twins about how to address these questions from complete strangers? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:33

Twinning: How Does It Happen?

7/10/2018
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You've just learned you're pregnant with twins! Odds are, you're in complete shock. You may be asking questions like, how did this happen? How common are twins? Are they identical or fraternal? And could it happen to me again? Today we're learning all about "twinning", the process of conceiving twins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:16

Where Should My Twins Sleep?

7/3/2018
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Cribs, Co-sleepers, Bassinets, and Bunkbeds. With twins, there’s a lot of equipment and transitions ahead. Should you put newborns together? Keep them in your room or put in the nursery? And when they’re older, when should you separate them? Do they need their own rooms? Our twin parents are here to talk about sleeping arrangements for twins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:52

Twin Pregnancy and Iron Deficiency Anemia

6/26/2018
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Carrying more than one baby creates a higher demand on an expecting mother’s body during pregnancy. This often includes tapping into her iron supply which can result in iron-poor blood for mama and babies. If you’re pregnant with twins, should you be concerned? What can you do to prevent this condition? Can it be treated effectively? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:01

Twin Transitions: Kindergarten Readiness

6/19/2018
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You're getting ready to send your twins to kindergarten, but are they really ready? How do you know? What if one child is ready and the other isn't, do you still send them both? Do you put them in the same class? Learn how various twin types may react to this new social environment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:39

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