HELLP Syndrome

HELLP Syndrome In my last post I talked about "Preeclampsia" and the signs and symptoms that you should look for. I also touched on HELLP Syndrome as I had both…

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Benefits of Swaddling

Swaddling your baby can be a real sanity saver. The first few months after your twins are born the days and nights will all look the same and your life…

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Potty Training

  Potty training your twins can be challenging so here are some helpful tips on how to work with your twins. Always remember that positive reinforcement will eventually sink in…

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What is the NICU?

If your baby is sent to the NICU, your first question probably will be: What is this place? With equipment designed for infants and medical staff specially trained in newborn…

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Heatstroke

Sometimes babies are so peaceful and quiet in the backseat that we can forget they are even there, and it can be tempting to leave a sleeping baby in the…

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Twin Fetal Weight Chart

The below weights are published on a twin study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. A total of 642 twin fetuses – with a total of 3078…

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Diaper Rash: How to Treat

Everyone wants a happy, healthy baby, however, babies often experience discomfort from diaper rash – a condition that causes skin underneath the diaper to become red and tender. Help your…

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10 Common Baby Symptoms

1.Nausea and Vomiting It’s common -- and harmless! -- for babies to spit up a bit after eating. Little kids can get upset tummies, too. Keep yours hydrated. Call the…

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Caesarean

A caesarean section is a surgical procedure to deliver a baby through a cut in the mother’s abdomen (tummy) and uterus (womb). There are several medical reasons why you might…

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Ultrasound with Twins

Who Gets the Test? Ultrasounds -- or sonograms -- are a common part of prenatal care. If you're having twins, you'll get ultrasounds more often than mothers of single babies.…

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How to Soothe a Teething Baby

It can be difficult to watch your baby suffer through that uncomfortable teething stage. Although some babies may experience very few or even no teething symptoms or discomfort, if your…

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Baby – Ages & Stages

Your baby will give you the most important information—how he or she likes to be treated, talked to, held, and comforted. This section address the most common questions and concerns…

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Getting rid of germs in the house

Believe it or not, the average carpet contains about 200,000 bacteria per square inch. That’s nearly 4,000 times more than your toilet seat! But that’s not all. “If you don’t vacuum, heavy…

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Fascinating Facts about Twins

Seeing double? This year American women will give birth to more than 140,000 sets of twins. Here’s what you need to know about these compelling carbon copies. …belly buttons! Navels…

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Be safe in the Sun

Summertime can bring lots of fun but it also brings dangers from the sun. Children are not immune from skin cancer and it is best to get in the habit…

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