All pregnancies are special, but being pregnant with twins forces you to play the baby game on a whole different level. Sure you get double the joy, but you also get double the inquiries from well-meaning, nosy people. Even in the information age, there's something about twins that brings out the superstitious nature in even the most level-headed person. So knowing the myths about being pregnant with twins and how they differ from the reality, can help you maintain your sanity during this special and sometimes stressful time.
Whether you've always dreamed of having twins or the appearance of a second baby in the ultrasound picture took you by surprise, it's helpful to separate fact from fiction. In some ways having twins is not that different from any pregnancy, but in other ways it's a whole different world. For instance, you may need a little extra nutrition, doctor's checkups, and closer monitoring of your due date. Fortunately, plenty of women go on to have perfectly healthy, happy twin babies without any major complications during their pregnancy or delivery. Although you may be in for double the work, you'll get the joy of helping two sweet babies find their way to adulthood.