Feeling your twins move

When will I feel my twin babies move? If it is your first pregnancy you might feel them move for the first time from around 17-18 weeks, maybe a little later. If you’ve already had children you might feel them move sooner than this ~ from around 14 weeks. It…

Symptoms of a twin pregnancy

Coping with Pregnancy Sickness (Morning Sickness).‘Morning sickness’ as it is often called is something that a lot of mums-to-be suffer from, especially in the first trimester (up to week 12). Unfortunately some mums suffer from it for longer than 12 weeks, and have it at all times of day. Some…

Useful things to do whilst you’re pregnant with twins

  In the first few weeks after finding out you’re expecting twins it’s a great idea to do some research as to what is available in your area for parents to be of twins. Join your local twins club Often there is a local twins club which you should be…

What should I pack in my hospital bag for twins?

Hospital Bag for twins It’s a good idea to have your hospital bag packed from about 32 weeks with twins in case they’re born earlier than you’d expect Pack the following for yourself: An old baggy t-shirt or nighty for the birth. Breast pads Tissues Your toiletries bag with soap,…

When should I tell my friends and family that I’m having twins?

  Twelve weeks and beyond? Traditionally people have waited until after 12 weeks gestation before telling friends and family they were pregnant. However if you’re feeling very sick, extremely weepy or irritable it might make more sense to tell people before this. It is absolutely up to you and whether…

Weight gain in twin pregnancy

I’m pregnant with twins, should I eat for 3? If you’re pregnant with twins, you might think this means you should start eating for three. However this is sadly not the case. In the first 24 weeks of pregnancy you should aim to gain 24 lbs (so around 1lb a…

How do you know if you’re pregnant with twins?

  Signs that you may be pregnant with twins Before your scan you may have noted that you’re bigger than you’d expect for your dates, feel very sick/ be very sick, have very sore breasts, suffer from severe symptoms similar to those associated with PMT (irritability, weepiness, mood swings etc)….