multiples

Do Fertility Treatments Raise Your Risk of Multiples?

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Are more and more moms getting pregnant with multiples? The latest study says yes. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team under lead author Aniket Kulkarni of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that more than three-quarters of triplets or higher-order births in the US were due to... read more

Mom Gives Birth to Four Babies at Once — but They’re Not Quadruplets (Huh?!)

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When Nebraska mom Sabrina Negus gave birth to four babies at once, her doctors had another surprise for her: Her boys weren't quadruplets! Logan, Mason, Porter and Connor Negus were born to at the same time -- to the same mom -- but they're what doctors are calling "triplets, plus one" because the... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Stocking Up for Two Under Two

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Once you finally thought you could clean up the nursery, surprise! Here comes baby #2. Congrats, you're going to have two kids under the age of two! Well, that happened quicker than you thought, huh? So, will you need two of everything? Not to fear - our Bumpies on the Two Under 2 board... read more

Scan This: Feeding Pillow for Two (WATCH!)

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Do you have twins on the way and the thought of feeding both babies at the same time seems a bit daunting? Fear no more! Our friend, Christopher at Buy Buy Baby recommends the My Brest Friend Twin Nursing Pillow to make feedings easy and comfortable with its spacious base and great back... read more

Twin Sisters Born 87 Days Apart — Can You Believe It?!

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In Ireland, medical history has happened! Maria Jones-Elliott and her husband, Chris Elliott, welcomed their twin daughters, Amy and Katie, 87 days apart. The Belfast Telegraph reported that Maria went into labor four months early on June 1st, 2012. She gave birth to her daughter, Amy, who weighed in at just 1 pound,... read more

4 Biggest Myths About Multiples — Debunked (WATCH!)

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For any mom-to-be, motherhood comes with a million questions -- and for moms expecting multiples, it's the same thing! Moms carrying multiples, have you ever wondered if you have to plan on a C-section delivery? How much food should you be eating? How do the babies share the nutrients in utero? Will one baby go... read more

March Baby Madness: How Basketball Inspired My Triplets’ Names!

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The NCAA tournament is upon us and I, like many non-hoops fans, will fill out my NCAA bracket, hand in my ten bucks, and slowly watch as my name plummets to the bottom of the rankings in my pool. Perhaps my annual demise can be linked to the fact that I choose my winning teams... read more

Mom Gives Birth to Two Sets of Identical Twins — On the Same Day!

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If you thought you were dreaming as you read the title of this article, you are not. I repeat: you're not! This. Is. Real. (And also really amazing!) A Texas woman gave birth to two sets of identical twin boys on Valentine's Day. That's right: a one-in-70-million chance came true. (I hope she... read more

How to Make Reasonable New Year’s Resolutions as a New Parent

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It’s hardly shocking that some of the most common New Year’s Resolutions are also the most commonly broken. Personally, I’ve always treated my resolutions as projects to undertake.  So “exercising” meant adopting a specific regimen and losing X number of pounds, “eating healthy” meant learning certain recipes or incorporating a new ingredient, and “more crafts”... read more

Nursery Ideas for Twins

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Have you heard? We just launched our newest book for moms-to-be: The Baby Bump, Twins and Triplets Edition has everything that women expecting multiples need to know during their pregnancy. To celebrate, here are a few ideas for decorating a nursery for just twin babies. Are you a mom of... read more