List of Essentials items before Twins Homecoming!!!


Minister's of Penmai
May 21, 2011
List Of Essentials you should have before Your twins homecoming!!!
  • Twins Daily Schedule/Log Book
  • 1-2 Cribs or 2 bassinets
  • 2 car seats
  • Double stroller
  • 4-8 crib/bassinet sheets
  • 6-10 receiving blankets
  • 2-4 heavy blankets (for winter babies)
  • Diapers! (100 or so per week)
  • Cloth Diapers! (if you go this route, your local diaper service will let you know how many you will need)
  • 2-4 boxes of baby wipes
  • Twin diaper bag
  • 10-14 one piece undershirts
  • 10-14 one piece pajamas and/or gowns
  • 4-8 pairs of socks/booties
  • 4-6 hats
  • 4-6 blanket sleepers (for winter babies)
  • Baby wash and lotion
  • 1-2 bath cushions or 1 portable tub
  • 4-8 washcloths and towels
  • Diaper rash ointment
  • 2 thermometers
  • 2 bulb syringes
  • Tylenol for infants
  • 6-14 bottles and nipples (if you will bottle feed)
  • 2-4 large cans of formula (approx. a can a week)
  • 1 bottle brush
  • 6-12 burp cloths
  • 4-8 bibs
  • Twin nursing pillow (great even for bottle feeding)
If you have the above items on hand, you will be pretty well prepared for infant twins. You may be thinking that some of the amounts listed are over kill, but here's a thought...How often to you want to do laundry? When you have a good stock on hand to begin with, it means less time spent with the washing machine. Twins will go through twice the blankets and onesies faster than you think!

If it's within your budget and you have the space, you may also want to purchase a baby monitor 1 or 2 baby swings and/or bouncer chairs, 1 or 2 changing tables (one for the nursery and/or one for the play or living area) and a good quality breast pump (if you will breastfeed your twins ). As mentioned earlier, lifestyle will play a role in deciding what items to obtain. So, use this list as your guideline when preparing for twins. Best of luck!

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