Books for Parents of Twins

Many books have been written to help parents of twins: during pregnancy, early childhood, and beyond. Some of these books are shown below. The books are sorted into the categories of Twin Pregnancy, Twin Pregnancy through Early Childhood, and Parenting Twins, although there is probably some overlap in these categories. Listing these books here does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the Washington State Twin Registry.

Twin Pregnancy

  • The Baby Bump: Twins and Triplets Edition: 100s of Secrets for Those 9 Long Months with Multiples on Board by Carley Roney
  • Dad’s Guide to Twins: How to Survive the Twin Pregnancy and Prepare for Your Twins by Joe Rawlinson
  • Everything You Need to Know to Have a Healthy Twin Pregnancy by Gila Leiter and Rachel Kranz
  • When You’re Expecting Twins, Triplets, or Quads: Proven Guidelines for a Healthy Multiple Pregnancy, 3rd Edition by Barbara Luke and Tamara Eberlein

Twin Pregnancy through Early Childhood

  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More: 101 Stories Celebrating Double Trouble and Multiple Blessings by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Susan M. Heim
  • Double Duty: The Parents’ Guide to Raising Twins, from Pregnancy through the School Years (2nd Edition) by Christina Tinglof
  • The Everything Twins, Triplets, and More Book: From pregnancy to delivery and beyond–all you need to enjoy your multiples (Everything Series) by Pamela Fierro
  • Juggling Twins: The Best Tips, Tricks, and Strategies from Pregnancy to the Toddler Years by Meghan Regan-Loomis
  • Raising Twins: From Pregnancy to Preschool by Shelly Vaziri Flais
  • Raising Twins: Parenting Multiples from Pregnancy Through the School Years by Shelly Vaziri Flais
  • Twins by Carol Cooper
  • Twins 101: 50 Must-Have Tips for Pregnancy through Early Childhood From Doctor M.O.M. by Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin
  • Twins! Pregnancy, Birth and the First Year of Life, Second Edition by Connie Agnew, Alan Klein and Jill Alison Ganon
  • Twin Sense: A Sanity-Saving Guide to Raising Twins — From Pregnancy Through the First Year by Dagmara Scalise
  • Twinspiration: Real-Life Advice From Pregnancy Through the First Year (for Parents of Twins and Multiples) by Cheryl Lage
  • What to Do When You’re Having Two: The Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy Through the First Year by Natalie Diaz

Parenting Twins

  • Double Time: How I Survived—and Mostly Thrived—Through the First Three Years of Mothering Twins by Jane Roper
  • Double Time: A Helpful Book of Schedule Keeping for Twins by Lynn Lorenz
  • Emotionally Healthy Twins: A New Philosophy for Parenting Two Unique Children by Joan Friedman
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Twins: A Step-by-Step Program for Sleep-Training Your Multiples by Marc Weissbluth M.D.
  • Mothering Multiples: Breastfeeding and Caring for Twins or More! (La Leche League International Book) by Karen Kerkhoff Gromada
  • Oh Yes You Can Breastfeed Twins! …Plus More Tips for Simplifying Life with Twins by April Rudat
  • Parenting School-Age Twins and Multiples by Christina Tinglof
  • Ready or Not…Here We Come! The REAL Experts’ Guide to the First Year with Twins by Elizabeth Lyons
  • Ready or Not…There We Go! The REAL Experts’ Guide to the Toddler Years with Twins by Elizabeth Lyons
  • Twin Set: Moms of Multiples Share Survive and Thrive Secrets by Christina Boyle and Cathleen Stahl