Author(s): Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin
From maintaining a healthy twin pregnancy to meeting the daily challenge of caring for twins, this book guides families through each stage with tips, practical advice, useful resources, and inspirational stories.
"Dr. Le-Bucklin gives mothers of multiples (MOMs) a unique and authoritative perspective on multiple births. As an academic pediatrician and MOM, she not only knows, but she also understands first hand! ...This is a well organized, easy to read, ready-reference for all." -National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs (NOMOTC) "[Le-Bucklin] draws on her experience as an M.D. and a M.O.M. (mother of multiples) in this collection of fifty tips aimed at educating and encouraging parents of multiples. The advice covers the basics of pregnancy, birth and the early months of raising twins. This book particularly shines in its upbeat, positive presentation...Twins 101 is a welcome addition to any library of books about twins and multiples." - About.com (November 2008)
Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin, M.D., M.O.M., is an academic pediatrician at the University of California, Irvine. She received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed her pediatric residency at Stanford University. She earned her Mother of Multiples (M.O.M.) degree in 2006 with the birth of her twin daughters, Faith and Hope.
Acknowledgments.Introduction.1. Pregnancy.2. Delivery.3. Th e Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.4. Sensible Shopping.5. Staying Organized.6. Feeding and Dressing Twins.7. Sleep (or Lack Th ereof).8. Crucial Survival Tips.Resources.About the Author.Index.