Best Twins & Multiples Parenting Books
Here you will get Best Twins & Multiples Parenting Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. What to Expect When You're Expecting
Author: by Heidi Murkoff
America’s pregnancy bible answers all your baby questions. When can I take home a pregnancy test? How can I eat for two if I’m too queasy to eat for one? Can I keep up my spinning classes? Is fish safe to eat?
And what’s this I hear about soft cheese? Can I work until I deliver? What are my rights on the job? I’m blotchy and broken outwhere’s the glow? Should we do a gender reveal? What about a 4-D ultrasound? Will I know labor when I feel it?
Your pregnancy explained and your pregnant body demystified, head (what to do about those headaches) to feet (why they’re so swollen), back (how to stop it from aching) to front (why you can’t tell a baby by mom’s bump). Filled with must-have information, practical advice, realistic insight, easy-to-use tips, and lots of reassurance, you’ll also find the very latest on prenatal screenings, which medications are safe, and the most current birthing optionsfrom water birth to gentle c-sections.
Your pregnancy lifestyle gets equal attention, too: eating (including food trends) to coffee drinking, working out (and work) to sex, travel to beauty, skin care, and more. Have pregnancy symptoms? You willand you’ll find solutions for them all. Expecting multiples?
2. The Au Pair: A spellbinding mystery full of dark family secrets
Author: by Emma Rous
Piatkus (December 6, 2018)
December 6, 2018
NOW AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*COSMOPOLITAN ‘BOOKS OF 2019 TO BRING TO YOUR BOOKCLUB”Entrancing, compelling, atmospheric, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier. A beautiful read that delivers a shocking and satisfying ending’ Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs Parrish’Delicious and spellbinding …
Absolutely absorbing and scandalous’ Booklist ‘Enthralling and addictive’ Lisa Ballantyne, bestselling author of The Guilty One*Seraphine Mayes and her brother Danny are the first set of twins to be born at Summerbourne House. But on the day they were born their mother threw herself to her death, their au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of a stolen baby.
Now twenty-five, and mourning the recent death of her father, Seraphine uncovers a family photograph taken on the day the twins were born featuring both parents posing with just one baby. Seraphine soon becomes fixated with the notion that she and Danny might not be twins after all, that she wasn’t the baby born that day and that there was more to her mother’s death than she has ever been told…
3. When I Hold You
Author: by Ashley Huffstutler
B&H Kids (May 4, 2021)
Where does a mother’s love come from? Ashley Huffstutler shows us it comes directly from the heart of God. When I Hold You is a gentle and celebratory poem that draws the comparison between a mother’s tender love for her children and God’s nurturing love for us.
A perfect gift for any new or existing mother, When I Hold You captures the universal experience of the mother-child bond. As young readers, ages 0-4, listen to the rhyme and see the diverse illustrations, they will better understand how God reveals His love to us through our relationships with one another.
With Scriptures woven throughout every image, both mother and child will be encouraged to worship the God whose love lasts forever!
4. What to Do When You're Having Two: The Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy Through the First Year
Author: by Natalie Diaz
Avery (December 3, 2013)
Revised and updated in 2020The creator of Twiniversity delivers an essential update to her must-have manual to having twins, now with expanded info on twin pregnancy and tandem breastfeeding, and advice on the best gear to help save your sanity.
With almost two times as many sets of twins today as there were forty years ago, What to Do When You’re Having Two has quickly become the definitive resource for expectant and new parents of multiples. A mom of fraternal twins and a world-renowned expert on parenting multiples, author Natalie Diaz launched Twiniversity, the world’s leading global resource for twin parenting information and support online.
Now, with her expanded edition of What to Do, she includes new information on breastfeeding, gear, sleep, and having two when you already have one, as well as: creating your twin birth plan, maintaining a realistic sleep schedule, managing tandem breastfeeding, stocking up on what you’ll need (and knowing what high-tech products are now available and what’s a waste of money), and building a special bond with each of your twins.
5. When You're Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads 4th Edition: Proven Guidelines for a Healthy Multiple Pregnancy
Author: by Barbara Luke
William Morrow Paperbacks
This fourth edition of the book that introduced readers to the revolutionary, nutritionally based prenatal program for the growing number of women pregnant with multiples is now revised and expanded for an era when multiple births are on the rise and includes updated diet and exercise recommendations for the postpartum mother as well as twenty-five new recipes.
You’re expecting more than one baby?Congratulations! Effective, encouraging, and up-to-date, When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads is essential for you and your babies. Like all mothers-to-be, you’re experiencing the full spectrum of human emotions: joy, fear, confusion, and excitement-maybe all at once.
As a woman pregnant with more than one baby, you’re feeling all these things …Only more so! When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads outlines a practical, nutrition-based program to keep you and your babies healthy, and provides a comprehensive tour of what you can expect during your unique pregnancy and childbirth experience.
6. Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life (The Peaceful Parent Series)
Author: by Laura Dr. Markham
July 26, 2016
A mind boggling read with both psychological and thrilling twists from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fatal Burn (Fresh Fiction).Sister, Sister … As teenagers, Cassie Kramer and her younger sister, Allie, survived a crazed fan who nearly killed their mother, a former Hollywood actress.
Still, Cassie moved to L.A. From rural Oregon, urging Allie to follow. Yet while Cassie struggled with her acting career, Allie, suddenly driven, rose to stardom. But now her body double has been shot on-setand Allie is missing. Crying in the Night …
As police investigate, Cassie begins to look like a suspectthe jealous sister who finally snapped. Soon the media goes into a frenzy, and Cassie ends up in a Portland psych ward. Is she just imagining the sinister figure at her bedside, whispering about Allie?
Is someone trying to helpor drive her mad? What Has Given You Such a Fright? Convinced she’s the only one who can find Allie, Cassie checks herself out of the hospital. But a slew of macabre murderseach victim masked with a likeness of a member of Cassie’s familymakes her fear for her life, and her sanity.
8. Rosemary the Pacifier Fairy
Author: by Lindsey Coker Luckey
What’s a baby’s best friend? A pacifier of course! There to help babies soothe in the night, always nearby to make everything right. As children grow up they need their soothers less each day. But do THEY know that? Children love the story of Katie, who gets a visit from Rosemary the pacifier fairy when she’s a baby.
They especially love the part where toddler Katie can’t quite give the paci up! When Katie is ready to let her best friend go, she sees the paci fairy one more time and realizes that giving up their pacifier is a brave thing to do.
9. Harvesting the Heart: A Novel
Author: by Jodi Picoult
April 1, 1995
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Small Great Things and My Sister’s Keeper, a novel exploring the story of a young woman overcome by the demands of having a family. Paige has only a few vivid memories of her mother, who abandoned her at five years old.
Now, having left her father behind in Chicago for dreams of art school and marriage to an ambitious young doctor, she finds herself with a child of her own. But her mother’s absence and shameful memories of her past force her to doubt whether she could ever be capable of bringing joy and meaning into the life of her child, gifts her own mother never gave.
Harvesting the Heart is written with astonishing clarity and evocative detail, convincing in its depiction of emotional pain, love, and vulnerability, and recalls the writing of Alice Hoffman and Kristin Hannah. Out of Paige’s struggle to find wholeness, Jodi Picoult crafts an absorbing novel peopled by richly drawn characters, and explores motherhood with a power and depth only she is capable of.
10. On Becoming Babywise, Book Two: Parenting Your Five to Twelve-Month-Old Through the Babyhood Transitions
Author: by Gary Ezzo M.A.
It’s reality-check time! You’re at least four months into your tour of parenting, and the complexities of child training are starting to multiply. As your baby is growing physically, his mind is adapting with an increasing awareness to new sights, sounds and sensations.
He can now interact with his material universe with greater attentiveness. Now feeding time is more than a biological response initiated by a baby’s sucking refles. For the five-month-old, meal times become a complex and conscious interaction between child and parent, food and drink, preference and need, likes and dislikes, must do and won’t do!
Watch out – big changes are coming to their world and yours! In his 26th year in practice, join pediatrician Robert Bucknam, M.D. And co-author Gary Ezzo to discover the proven methods that more than 8 million parents have made their own with incredible success.
The second half of your child’s first year of life holds some of the most powerful windows into their cognitive and emotional growth and development.”As a practicing pediatric neurologist, husband, and father, I fully endorse and highly recommend Babywise 11.
11. Noah's Compass: A Novel
Author: by Anne Tyler
December 16, 2009
Liam Pennywell, who set out to be a philosopher and ended up teaching fifth grade, never much liked the job at that run-down private school, so early retirement doesn’t bother him. But he is troubled by his inability to remember anything about the first night that he moved into his new and spare condominium on the outskirts of Baltimore.
All he knows when he wakes up the next day in the hospital is that his head is sore and bandaged. His effort to recover the moments of his life that have been stolen from him leads him on an unexpected detour.
What he needs is someone who can do the remembering for him.What he gets is … Well, something quite different.
12. Cat and Nat's Mom Truths: Embarrassing Stories and Brutally Honest Advice on the Extremely Real Struggle of Motherhood
Author: by Catherine Belknap
Harmony (March 12, 2019)
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLERHilarious best friends Cat and Nat created a massive online community of moms by sharing their ultra-real and just a bit R-rated dispatches from the mom trenches. From what not to eat a few days after giving birth (chicken wings) to the most effective ways to dodge post-partum sex, Cat & Nat’s Mom Truths shares everything no one will tell you about having kids.
Mixing memoir, humor, and advice, Cat and Nat tell never-before-told stories about the stress, guilt, joy, and laundry (oh the laundry! Of being a mom in their first book. With seven kids between them and millions of fans on social media, they get real about the parts of parenting that somehow don’t make the Instagram feed.
Sharing their outrageous humor, fearless myth-busting, and genuine comfort on every page, they walk you from pregnancy to the toddler years and beyond. And they dole out ridiculously honest advice, like what you think you need at the hospital when you have your first baby (lip gloss) versus what you actually need (hemorrhoid pillow), and how worried you should really be about germs (less than you are).
13. Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies
Author: by Mathew Miller
Every father-to-be’s handbook for knowing what to expect when expecting! In today’s world, men are more involved in their wives’ pregnancies than ever before. This 2nd Edition of Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives new fathers a hands-on guide that covers all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy.
It is a wealth of information on topics, such as setting up the nursery, childbirth 101, and how to take care of your newborn. The book includes ideas for knowing the right time to break the news and the pregnancy timeline.
Once the baby arrives, this handbook gives you the low-down on what you can expect during the first six months, such as how to change diapers and feed the little one. You’ll also explore much more in-depth topics such as the new technology behind ultrasounds, and the information that is gleaned from them, the lowdown on vaccination updates, information to take the fear out of cesarean sections, tips on prenatal depression, new developments on infertility treatments, and so much more!
14. The Ultimate Pet Health Guide: Breakthrough Nutrition and Integrative Care for Dogs and Cats
Author: by Gary Richter DVM
August 15, 2017
As a holistic veterinarian and scientist, Dr. Gary Richter helps dog and cat owners to navigate the thicket of treatment options and separate the fact from the fiction. He wants us to use what actually works, not just what Western science or alternative medicine say “should” work.
This multifaceted approach to health is known as integrative medicine. Dr. Richter examines traditional medicine from many cultures alongside modern medical techniques, describing the best of complementary care and the best of conventional veterinary medicine. Every treatment he recommends has the backing of scientific research or years of successful outcomes in his clinical practice.
After explaining the treatment, he offers specific recommendations for an integrative approach to common diseases, including allergies, skin conditions, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. A holistic approach to health includes nutrition, as it sets up the foundation for your pet’s health.
Dr. Richter cuts through the hype in the pet-food world and explains how to choose the best commercial foods and supplements, and even includes both raw and cooked dog- and cat-food recipes for general diet as well as to treat specific needs.
15. The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children
Author: by Ronald F. Ferguson
We all want our children to reach their fullest potentialto be smart and well adjusted, and to make a difference in the world. We wonder why, for some people, success seems to come so naturally. Could the secret be how they were parented?
This book unveils how parenting helped shape some of the most fascinating people you will ever encounter, by doing things that almost any parent can do. You don’t have to be wealthy or influential to ensure your child reaches their greatest potential.
What you do need is commitmentand the strategies outlined in this book. In The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children, Harvard economist Ronald Ferguson, named in a New York Times profile as the foremost expert on the US educational “achievement gap,” along with award-winning journalist Tatsha Robertson, reveal an intriguing blueprint for helping children from all types of backgrounds become successful adults.
Informed by hundreds of interviews, the book includes never-before-published insights from the “How I was Parented Project” at Harvard University, which draws on the varying life experiences of 120 Harvard students. Ferguson and Robertson have isolated a pattern with eight roles of the “Master Parent” that make up the Formula: the Early Learning Partner, the Flight Engineer, the Fixer, the Revealer, the Philosopher, the Model, the Negotiator, and the GPS Navigational Voice.
16. Becoming Nicole: The inspiring story of transgender actor-activist Nicole Maines and her extraordinary family
Author: by Amy Ellis Nutt
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The inspiring true story of transgender actor and activist Nicole Maines, whose identical twin brother, Jonas, and ordinary American family join her on an extraordinary journey to understand, nurture, and celebrate the uniqueness in us all.
Nicole appears as TV’s first transgender superhero on CW’s SupergirlWhen Wayne and Kelly Maines adopted identical twin boys, they thought their lives were complete. But by the time Jonas and Wyatt were toddlers, confusion over Wyatt’s insistence that he was female began to tear the family apart.
In the years that followed, the Maineses came to question their long-held views on gender and identity, to accept Wyatt’s transition to Nicole, and to undergo a wrenching transformation of their own, the effects of which would reverberate through their entire community.
Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Amy Ellis Nutt spent almost four years reporting this story and tells it with unflinching honesty, intimacy, and empathy. In her hands, Becoming Nicole is more than an account of a courageous girl and her extraordinary family.