multiples

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

Join The Bump in NYC to Celebrate Twins, Triplets and More (It’s Free)!

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Pregnant with twins (or more)? Parent of multiples? Live in or near New York? Next Thursday, September 27 , join The Bump for a night of shopping and sweets, and get a sneak peek of the new book The Baby Bump Twins and Triplets Edition from author (and The Bump editor-in-chief) Carley Roney. This... Read more

Check Out Our New Book — Just for Women Expecting Twins or Triplets (or More!)

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Now, one in 30 babies born in the U.S. is a twin -- in 1980 it was one in 53. That's a big boost! And since there are so many women out there carrying twins (or triplets or even more!), we knew they needed a pregnancy handbook created just for them. After all, mamas-to-be of... Read more

Woman and Her Surrogate Are Both Expecting Twins!

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One couple is going to expand their family by four in just a few weeks. Misty Baker and her surrogate are both pregnant with twins. According to The Los Angeles Times, Misty and her husband Brian had experienced fertility problems for many years. After trying IVF and considering adoption (they were worried about Indiana’s... Read more