Twins 101 50 Must-Have Tips for Pregnancy Through Early Childhood from Doctor M.O.M. (Paperback)
|Author: Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin|
|"A must-read for expectant or multitasking mothers of multiples by an academic pediatrician and mother of twins, "Twins 101" provides practical tips and wise words in a readable style that fits into the fast pace of these mothers'' lives."|
--Theodore Sectish, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; program director, Children''s Hospital Boston
Dr. Le-Bucklin''s new parenting book is the first by a pediatrician who is also a mother of twins. No other pregnancy and parenting book for multiples offers this unique and much-needed perspective.
"Twins 101" features practical advice and well-researched information in an easy-to-read format. From maintaining a healthy twin pregnancy to meeting the daily challenge of caring for twins, "Twin 101" guides families through each stage with insightful tips, practical advice, useful resources, and inspirational stories.
From the Publisher:
"A must read for expectant mothers or multi-tasking mothers of multiples by an academic pediatrician-mother of twins, Twins 101 provides practical tips and wise words in a readable that fits into the fast pace of these mothers’ lives. "--Theodore Sectish, MD, Program Director, Children's Hospital Boston; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School |
|Dr. Le-Bucklin's new book is the first by a pediatrician who is also a mother of twins. She offers 50 tips, in this order: |
|* First 15 are about maintaining a healthy twin pregnancy, since there are special issues for multiple moms, i.e. this is not a good time to go on a diet, and lie down as much as possible, don't listen to all the horror stories, etc. |
|* Tips #16-20 are about delivery of twins, How do I know I'm in labor? Can I deliver vaginally? Where will I deliver most safely? |
|* Tips 21-25 address twins who require further care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. |
|* Tips 26-30 offer advice on how to prepare a safe home for twins and save money too. |
|* Tips 31-50 provide the most important things you need to know about the daily challenge of feeding, dressing, sleeping, and having fun with twins. |
|* All the tips are interspersed with boxes featuring special resources (books, web-sites,clubs and other groups, where to buy special twin equipment and accessories), jokes, special inspirational stories.