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10 great gifts for moms expecting twins

What do you get for the mom who's about to have two babies? These fun finds are perfect for gifting the parents-to-be of twins.

By Today's Parent

10 great gifts for moms expecting twins

Photo: GotAThought via Etsy

10 great gifts for moms expecting twins

Diaper bag

This fashion-forward diaper bag is roomy enough for double the supplies and is specially designed to be used with a double stroller. Skip Hop DUO DOUBLE Signature Diaper Bag, $120, indigo.ca

Image of a grey diaper bag on a white backgroundPhoto: Indigo

Baby carrier

Toting two around? Mom or Dad can front-carry both babes at once using this easily adjustable carrier. Go for a quick grocery shop, a short walk in the neighbourhood or simply have them nestled close to you at home, leaving your hands free to do simple chores. An excellent alternative for short trips where you don’t feel like breaking out the double stroller. The carrier can be used from birth (starting at a weight of three pounds), and has a special double pouch system to ensure correct posture of your babies. Weego Twin Baby Carrier, $169 USD, Weego.com

Weego double baby carrier on a mannekin.Photo: Weego

A necklace

A sweet handmade necklace is a pretty and thoughtful gift to give. Sun, Moon, Star necklace, $73, etsy.com

Gold Crescent necklacePhoto: ElseCreation via Etsy

Nursing cover

If the new mom is planning on nursing, she’ll need a large cover to potentially shield both babes at once. This 100% wool one does the trick. It’s great for accessorizing an outfit or covering up spit-up. Wilfred diamond mosiac blanket, $85, aritzia.com

Folded wool blanketPhoto: Aritzia

A gag gift

Let’s face it: having one baby is a really tough job. Having two? Ha. Things get a little crazy. Give her a bag of the hard stuff (espresso) with this funny mug. Coffee mug, $21, etsy.com

A mug that says Photo: GotAThought via Etsy

Personalized onesies

Oh, the fun to be had dressing up twins! Whether you want them to dress the same or give them different looks, there are some very sweet onesies to be found. This popsicle onesie comes in various colours and can be personalized with the baby’s names so their mom won’t have to worry about mixing them up! PERSONALIZED ORANGE POPSICLE ONESIE, $29, brika.com

Personalized onesie with popsicle artworkPhoto: Brika

Baby monitor

This digital monitor with a 3.5-inch colour screen and excellent sound quality puts parents’ minds at ease that their twins are safe in their cribs. Motorola MBP36 digital video baby monitor, $438, amazon.ca

Video baby monitor from MotorolaPhoto: amazon.ca

Portable playard

When you’ve got one baby, a lightweight playard is a nice-to-have. With two babies? It’s an essential. Graco Pack ‘n Play with Twins Bassinet, $219 USD; gracobaby.com

Image of a portable twin playardPhoto: Graco Baby

Nursing pillow

This nursing pillow is specially designed for nursing two babies simultaneously. Free of glue, foam and lead, the pillow is hypo-allergenic and non-toxic. San Diego Bebe Twin Eco-nursing Pillow, $60 USD, mommygear.com

Image of a double nursing pillow on a mannequinPhoto: San Diego Bebe

Double-duty breast pump

She’s going to need a breast pump that will go the distance! Ameda Purely Yours Double Electric Breast Pump with Carry All, $320, well.ca

Image of breast pump on white backgroundPhoto: Well.ca

Read more:
Nursing twins: 5 tips to make it easier Baby registry checklist Our favourite double strollers

This article was originally published on Aug 10, 2017
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