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Dear New Parent of Twins

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

Congratulations. You're now part of an elite group of moms and dads -- those of us with multiples. We are one wing of the special forces of parenthood. Semper fi. The intensity of this boot camp period with two babies will leave you with a strength and pride that will spill over into everything else.

3 Reasons Parenting Twins Isn't Hard, And 2 Reasons It Is

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 12.07.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

One of the hardest things about having twins is getting other people on board with how you are going to structure your days, and how different twins are from singletons.

Self-Care For Moms Of Multiples (That Isn't Totally Unrealistic)

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 11.13.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

Parenting multiples frequently means putting your own needs utterly aside, or at least postponing them.

Not Your Mother's IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

Over the past 25 years, IVF -- the technology, the science, the success rates, the process -- has dramatically changed. Yet physicians and patients who are facing infertility are not letting go of older techniques and are often taking on unnecessary risks in pursuit of starting a family.

Mom Gives Birth To 'Incredibly Rare' Set Of Identical Triplets

AP | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.23.2015 | Parents

TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- A Baltimore couple has welcomed three identical members to their family, in what doctors call a rare occurence. Kristen Hewitt ga...

So, You Just Found Out You're Having Twins... Freaking Out Is Normal

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

maybe you're a little bummed out and the difference between how you feel and how excited everyone else seems to be about this twins thing might be making you feel a little guilty on top of the whole feeling bummed thing. I know.

Magic

John Roman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
John Roman, Ph.D.

The thing about loss is that it's not a dark, brooding presence. Not like in the movies. Not in reality. Loss hibernates.

Not Pictured

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

The truth is, while I rationally know that we have made the absolute best decision to send Claire to a developmental preschool, I still sometimes feel guilty that she's not home with me and Etta.

Woman Expecting Triplets Gets The Surprise Of A Lifetime

Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents

Kimberly Fugate is experiencing one surprise after another. The Mississippi-native thought she had reached the end of a marathon with the birth of...

California Couple Welcomes Identical Triplets

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Parents

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman has given birth to identical triplets, instantly doubling the size of her family. April Doole...

22 Unexpected Gifts Of Having Twins

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.15.2014 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Holding a baby is delicious -- but holding your two infants at the same time is nothing short of a miracle.

Relaxing into the Mess: My First Year as a Twins Mom

Lori Yeghiayan Friedman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Parents
Lori Yeghiayan Friedman

My twin boy and girl just turned one. In honor of that milestone, I want so much to write about the joys and challenges of life with twins and to com...

The New Goal Fertility Experts Are Pushing

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

BOSTON (AP) — Doctors are reporting an epidemic — of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new f...

PHOTOS: Healthy Quintuplets Make Their Debut

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 05.28.2013 | Parents

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah woman gave birth to a healthy set of quintuplets over the weekend with help from a team of eight doctors, one anesthesiologis...

Birth Defects On The Rise In Multiples: European Study

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents

Feb 8 (Reuters) - The number of birth defects among multiple births such as twins and triplets increased nearly two-fold in a score of European coun...

The Dynamics of Three

Wendy Bradford | Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

Love expands; it is time and attention we have to divide. And those are never equal.