The idea of having a baby can be overwhelming especially for first time mums. But it becomes more daunting when you discover that you’re expecting twins especially if you weren’t prepared for the same. Here are a couple of ways to help you know what you should expect when you’re having twins and how to prepare for them when the time comes.
Most people when they get the news that they are going to have twins, they news comes as a shock to them and it takes a while before the news sink in. there are a number of worries many pregnant women with twins have. Their major concern is whether there will be any complications during birth. However, there is nothing to worry about as statistics show that giving birth to twins is just like any normal delivery and there is minimal or no complications at all.
Some mothers of twins to be also get depressed due to a number of reasons. First is the concern that women that are pregnant with twins are likely to gain more weight as compared to those carrying one baby. Body changes are likely to occur for both women but women expecting twins tend to worry more as they feel they will have as twice weight to lose after birth as compared to single baby mothers.
It has been proven that women who get pregnant with twins unexpectedly tend to worry more than those who conceive through aided conception. If you are expecting twins and you are worried, it would be advisable that you see your doctor so that he/she can monitor your physical and emotional well-being to avoid the chances of getting depressed.
There’s need to become prepared for the twins when the time comes. Some of the things they will use can be passed down from the older kids or as gifts from friends. But, there are things you have to buy or have which are specifically for twins. Things like double strollers are all intended for twins and you’ll need to look around for best models you will have to use in moving your twins around. In case you are not sure where you can find the best strollers you can search online or ask friends for references.
Another important item you need to consider is car seats for your twins. In this case, you’ll have to think about finding the best models which can fit your children. To be able to also find the best models you need to go online and read reviews from other mums with twins who have used such models and where they got them.