Raising Twins

Raising Twins

From Pregnancy to Preschool

eBook - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Several years into parenting her own twin boys, Dr. Flais is sharing her wisdom and experience as a mom and her expertise as a doctor to help you prepare for and parent your twins or multiples with confidence. --publisher.

Perseus Publishing
Even with years working as a pediatrician, Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP, was nervous about what lay ahead when she was told she was pregnant with twins. Now, several years into parenting her twin boys, Dr Flais is sharing her wisdom and experience as a mom and her expertise as a doctor to help other parents prepare for and raise multiples with confidence. With insightful stories from her own experiences coupled with important information only a pediatrician can offer, Raising Twins will help parents

Prepare for the arrival of their twins
Survive the first few days and weeks with advice on sleep schedules, feeding choices, and finding support
Develop strategies to help successfully manage (and enjoy!) the first year of their twins’ lives
Negotiate the toddler years, including potty training, language development, big-kid beds, budgets, and discipline
Understand the world of their twins as they become preschoolers, including socialization inside and outside the family, encouraging individualism, discipline and sleep issues.


Independent Publishing Group

Offering practical, ?can-do” advice for anxious parents expecting or already caring for twins, this handbook guides from the first news of twins’ impending arrival and continues through their early childhood. From how to set up the nursery, synchronize feeding and sleeping schedules, and potty train two children at once to discipline, family dynamics, and fostering individuality, this doctor-cum-mom shares her experiences of what works and what doesn’t and encourages parents to not only survive but also enjoy their twins’ early years. A special appendix on caring for triplets as well as preterm babies is also included.



Publisher: [Elk Grove Village, Ill.] : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781581103779
1581103778
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: xiv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes: Includes index

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