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Top 35 Most Useful Resources for New Parents of Multiples

There are some amazing resources out there for expecting and new parents of multiples. I pulled together 35 resources that other parents of multiples shared with me as well as some that are near and dear to my heart. 

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Your Pregnancy Shouldn't Be A Routine

Each decision about how, when, and where you birth your babies is yours and yours alone. Your pregnancy and birth plan shouldn't be a routine but customized for you as a unqiue individual.

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10 Ways You Can Prepare for Postpartum With Multiples

As new parents of twins or triplets, it can be overwhelming to bring home two babies. It was for me. However, there are so many ways prepare for the postpartum period that can ease the journey. Here is what I learned through my experience...

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10 Reasons to Switch Care Providers When Expecting Twins, Triplets, or More

Choosing your care provider will be one of the most important decisions you’ll make during your pregnancy. You will be trusting this person to give you confidence in your body's innate ability to birth your multiples, listen to your questions and concerns and help you decide what is medically necessary and what isn't.  Your doctor or other care provider plays a major role in the memory of your pregnancy and birth and can have a lasting effect on how you perceive your experience. 

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Pregnancy Screenings: What Will You Do Once You Know?

Probably the more important impact of screenings and tests is the emotional and health toll it can take you, the mother.  Being informed that one or both of your children has a higher chance of being born with a genetic birth defect can, understandably, lead to increased anxiety levels and hard choices. Know your rights and how to make an informed decision about what prenatal tests to agree to receive. 

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Five Reasons to Take a Childbirth Class When Expecting Multiples

Just because you're having multiples doesn't mean you don't have a right be educated on your pregnancy, your birth and your babies.  Here are 5 reasons you should take a childbirth class if you're having multiples.

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