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    Default Just found out I am having twins...

    Hi mums and dads,
    Just had my dating scan this morning and found out we are having twins. I also have a DD who will be 2yrs and 4 months around the due date. We are in shock! Explains the shocking morning sickness.
    Just would love to chat to anyone who has been through this before or also having twins... Any words of wisdom?
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    Hiya, welcome to the world of twins! Congratulations. I had a 3 year old when the twins came, and afterwards I had another when the twins were 21 months old. It is pretty full on, but at the same time - it is such fun, watching your two who will have a great bond (no matter if they are ID or frat).

    Best piece of advice I ever got was get a slow cooker! When you have twins and a toddler in the house, getting something as normal and simple as dinner together - becomes a monumental effort. I used to just chuck stuff in the slow cooker and put it on in the morning all ready to go at dinner.

    Good luck!

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    Thanks Beebs great advice. Sounds like you have a beautiful little family x

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    Congratulation @Mkim I also have ID twin boys and 2 kids with my husband and at first I was shocked but surprisingly happy! My boys were born naturally at 36+4 weeks my boys are the best of mates and are currently 3.5 years old and I don't think it's been so bad I think that once they start school I'll miss them.

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    Thanks mumbron

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    No twins here but wanted to say Congratulations!!

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    I have identical girls, nearly 9 months old. No other children. Twins have been an absolute blessing and at their current age it's so special to see their special bond with one another.

    Best advice for me was to keep their routine together as much as possible. Wake one to feed at same time if need be. A twin feeding pillow has been awesome if breastfeeding. Sleep them together (safely of course). We found that, because they have one another, they don't need to wake us for company only for feeds.

    But my very best advice is to take it as it comes and have a sense of humour. Sometimes you're just outnumbered and you have to laugh

    Congratulations!!! It's super exciting to have twins. Definitely twice as nice!!

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    Congratulations!!!!

    my ID twin boys are 6. It has been a wild ride, and I have thoroughly enjoyed the journey. Yes, it can be hard work but it's doable!

    My my advice is to not sweat the small stuff, sleep when you can and make up a box of special toys for your DD to entertain her while you are feeding etc ( and a lunch box made every day for both of you so you can eat nutritious snacks.

    Also so check out baby wearing. You can tandem carry, it's awesome!


 

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