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A Contented House with Twins

3.53  ·  Rating Details  ·  38 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
A Contented House with Twins unites the UK's leading baby expert, Gina Ford, and the highly regarded television presenter Alice Beer, a mother of twin girls.

Discovering you are pregnant with twins is both an exciting and a thoroughly terrifying prospect. Within weeks of the arrival of her beautiful daughters, Alice found that she was 'screaming out for a routine' and cravi
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Published September 28th 2006 by Vermilion (first published September 1st 2006)
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Haley Hill
Dec 28, 2012 Haley Hill rated it liked it
A great twin pregnancy read but, as with most things, not even close to preparing you for reality.

Gina-make toast at 7.46am- draw the blinds at 7.47am- change twin one nappy 7.48am -seriously, has this ever been achieved in the history of time?

Deb
Jul 27, 2012 Deb rated it really liked it
Decent, text-book style advice on early days with twins. I read this after reading "Save our Sleep" and being somewhat dismayed by the short chapter on twins. The book has some reference sections on feeding routines which I think will be helpful. I'm always amused by these writers when I read sections on "hired help" and "what to look for in hired help"... Yeah that's great info, thanks...!
Larisa
Apr 30, 2009 Larisa marked it as to-read
This author also writes Contented Little Baby Book, one of THE best-selling baby books in England. Apparently every expectant parent reads this book over there. I'd never heard of it but recently received it as a gift from one of my pond-hopping friends. She swears by the wisdom in this book. Seems like it'll be a great resource.
Heather
Jul 27, 2010 Heather rated it really liked it
Shelves: parenting, twins
Really practical - she spells out a daily schedule for sleeping (by 15 min. intervals!) and eating/weaning for each growth stage in the babies' first year.
Kristi
Mar 29, 2010 Kristi rated it really liked it
LOVED this. my sister in law in london sent this to me, i think the author is like a Dr. Spock across the pond. anyways, AWESOME. learned a lot.
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