Newborn twins and their health is a concern for all new parents of twin babies.
Having newborn twins is such a special gift though when you have two you have double the worry which can suffer from the discomfort of diaper rash colic even a simple cold can be a terrible experience for both you and your baby twins.
Here you will find a list of general baby health concerns including some home remedies I have tried and found very helpful with my own children.
Please keep in mind any remedies I share with you come from a mom (me) so please check with your doctor first before trying any of my remedies especially if you are unsure.
Newborn Baby Acne also referred to as neonatal acne is quite common. You will usually see baby acne on the checks and sometimes on the chin and forehead.
First Aid Kit
Baby First Aid Kit, a list of what I consider to be the essentials for a baby kit.
Jaundice is common with newborn babies though most will only get it mildly. It causes the skin (and sometimes the whites of the eyes) to have a yellow tinge due to excess bilirubin in the blood.
Preemie Twins are born before the 37th week of pregnancy. Information on caring for preemie babies.
Newborn Baby Care
Caring for your twins from bathing to caring for their little heads, umbilical cord care and lots more.
Developmental Milestones for Preemies
There are a few developmental milestones a premature baby in the NICU will need to be meet before they can go home. The length of time a premature baby stays in the NICU varies, usually they will stay until about the time of their actual due date.
Singletons, twins, triplets or more will all naturally develop their own individual identity. With that said individuality is something parents of twins or more can encourage and nurture.
Nursing twin babies is one thing that may overwhelm many new twin moms, but as with anything else practice and patients is all you need. Not forgetting what works best for you and your newborn twins, whether you tandem feed or decide on separate feeding.