You have no items in your shopping cart.
Do you feel drained, anxious, sleepy, impatient, afraid, glad, grateful, and satisfied all at once?
Congratulations to you! Your little bundles of joy are on their way!
Back in 2018, the doctors announced that my sister-in-law had two miracles instead of one. My sister-in-law and my brother were overwhelmed with the excitement of raising twin kids. The whole family had so much love, care, and admiration for the two little charms within her womb.
As young parents, though, they had a blend of emotions. They were so excited and fortunate to be parents twice in one shot. They could not resist the pleasure of touching these two little, endearing babies. However, they were also nervous, shocked, restless, and buzzing about taking care of them. They were anxious to provide their babies with the safest and healthy environment, which doubled their shopping list.
They bought all the necessary products twice that the stores suggested to them to be in the nursery. But later, after pregnancy, a number of items stayed unused.
All parents of twins, naturally, purchase everything in double, even though it's not necessary. You need to be judicious with your purchases to save money and give your infants a great experience. All you need to do is line your house only with the essentials to take care of your precious twins.
If you are getting ready to welcome twins into your home, delve into this article and find out 5 Essentials to Organize before welcoming your twins home.
Clothing, Towels, and WashCloths
As the parents of the predictive twins, the first and foremost expense they plan is purchasing twinning clothes for babies. But, it does not make sense to spend a lot on infant attire as infants become toddlers quickly. It is enough to purchase a few extra unisex onesies or pajamas. Twins can always share their clothes. Some of the outfits to be included in their wardrobe are:
- Onesies (7-9)
- Sleepsacks (2-3)
- Footed pajamas (5-6)
- Shocks (5-7 pairs)
- A couple of hats for summer and winter.
- Towels (4)
- Jackets (2)
- Set of 6 Washcloths
We ought to remember the material when purchasing clothes. Any uncomfortable material will make the baby awkward, causing more problems for the mother. That's why you need to pick high-quality, natural, safe, and soft organic baby clothes that fits your babies' skin.
A Crib And Mattress
Newborns sleep almost 16-17 hours a day. They spend most of their time sleeping in the crib. So buying a high-quality crib is a must on your list. You should also include adding a mattress fitting your crib. It's best to purchase a transparent and closed crib so that you don't have to visit a nursery to monitor your twins.
Newborns require 10-12 diapers a day on average. If you have twins, you might need around 700 diapers a month. A diaper is one of the major requirements for your twins. You can opt for either a disposable diaper or cloth diaper based on your preference. You would even need some other diapering supplies, such as,
- Diaper pail and liners
- Diaper rash cream
- Diaper wipes
- Diaper bag
If you're feeding your babies, you might need to consider getting feeding supplies that better serve your needs. As a mother of twins, it is best to stay prepared for both breastfeeding and formula-feeding.
For breastfeeding, you might have to purchase Nipple cream, nursing bras, and breast pad to make it comfortable for you.
If you opt for formula-feeding, you need to buy two sets of starters consisting of bottles and nipples for your infant. Besides, your cart can also have a lot of bibs, burp cloths, an enclosed traveling bottle carrier, and a bottle cleaning brush.
'Home Sweet Home' Ambience for your two sweet leprechauns!
Finally, once you have purchased all the necessities, you need to plan a sweet nursery for your infants. Since day one of discovering twins, as a mother, you would have dreamed a lot about creating a colorful, adorable nursery for your charming baby to play, grow, and sleep. To arrange one,
- Pick up a safe and comfortable place with proper ventilation.
- Paint your walls with bright shades
- Arrange the crib and mattress in the right spot.
- Keep a closet nearby to hold all the baby essentials clean and safe.
- Place a night lamp.
In conclusion, the raising of twins can be a challenging and remarkably charming experience. To ease the burden involved, you can plan well ahead and keep prepared so that you can relish your new babies.
Remember, there are always a lot of things worth splurging on, but finding the right one for your babies is in your hands.