Twins & Multiple Births: The Essential Parenting Guide from Pregnancy to Adulthood
This definitive guide brings together all you need to know about parenting twins, triplets or more, from conception right up to adulthood. Written in association with Tamba, the Twins & Multiple Births Association, it's from an acknowledged expert on the subject: as a GP, health writer and mother of teenaged twins, Dr Carol Cooper is ideally placed to tell it like it is. Deeply rewarding though it is to have more than one child arrive at a time, there are challenges along the way. This warm, enlightening and often amusing book, seasoned with quotes, serves to inspire and reassure parents with children of all ages. It is also accurate and medically up-to-date, explaining in an accessible way all the technical details which families need but nobody has time to give them. There is guidance on pregnancy, birth, breast-feeding and well beyond, including sibling rivalry, behaviour, schooling, adolescence and young adulthood, and choices for the future. The highly popular first edition has been a bible to countless parents. Now this thoroughly revised and updated edition brings in all the latest medical and parenting trends, together with an expanded section on breast-feeding and a whole new chapter on identity. Special needs families are not forgotten, making this a truly essential book.
Completely revised and updated, this is the essential guide for all parents of ' more than one at once'