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Yay, you’re pregnant…and according to the sonogram, you’ve been blessed with two babies instead of just one. (Cue the micro panic attack.) But don’t fret: A little advance planning—and shopping—will leave you feeling calm and prepared. Besides the obvious (double the car seats, cribs and high chairs), here are nine things every mom expecting twins should buy.

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bugaboo twin

A Double Stroller

You’ll just need to decide if you want your babies to sit side by side or ride in tandem. We like the Bugaboo Donkey Twin, which converts from an infant stroller up to toddler age.

Bugaboo ($1,975)

twin z pillow

A Double Nursing Pillow

It’s exactly like the Boppy but designed for two. (Bless your heart.)

Twin Z Pillow ($100)

baby carrier

A Carrier for Twins

This one is ergonomic and engineered to grow as the babies grow (up to 33 pounds).

Weego ($169)


Color-Coded Snap-Up Sleepers

One baby gets blue, the other gets green so you never mix them up during a sleep-deprived 4 a.m. feeding.

Primary ($18)

pack and play

A Convertible Pack ‘n Play

Built to accommodate two cozy (and removable) bassinets for naptime.

Graco ($120)


One Video Monitor…With Multiple Cameras

Yep, all you need is one—as long as it’s equipped with the option to add additional cameras for separate cribs or bedrooms down the line.

Motorola ($99)

whale of a tub
Bed Bath and Beyond

An Extra-Wide Baby Bathtub

Assembly line style is ideal, but this tub is wide enough for two newborns in a pinch.

Fisher-Price ($25)

label maker

A Label Maker

So you can at least attempt to keep their sippy cups straight.

Brother ($25)


A Book for the Basics

Recommended by children’s hospitals and pediatricians across the country, this book talks you through everything from tandem breastfeeding and getting twins dressed at the same time to the realities of premature birth and sleep deprivation.

Amazon ($11)

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