Mom life is tough with one baby and its double tough with twins. Having twins is two times of everything, double the joy and of course double the responsibilities. Getting gifts for mom of twins can be tough. Having twins do not mean that parents need duplicates of everything. If you know someone who would be a mom of twins, you want to get her something special! Instead of buying them adorable outfits or the latest new pacifier, what you need to get them is essential items to help make having twins a little easier, funnier and even more adorable. You can check out this list of gift ideas for moms of twins that we have prepared below to help you out.
Lifesaving (and Adorable!) Gift Ideas for Moms Expecting Twins 2020
1- Nursing Pillow for Twins
Breastfeeding is good for babies, If there’s one thing that a new mom of twins is going to need for breastfeeding both kiddos at the same time without any fuzz is a nursing pillow. Breastfeeding pillows are great because they help mom distribute the weight of the baby and maintain good posture during feeding. This rounded, adjustable pillow is made especially for twins, allowing mom to put one baby at each breast. The My Brest Friend Twins Deluxe pillow even comes with pockets to hold maternity supplies within easy reach. This is a must-have item for parents of twins.
2- A Large Diaper Bag
A diaper bag is one of those items every mom needs. Double the diapers, Double the wipes, twice the gear! The Skip Hop Duo Double Diaper Bag is one of the best diaper bags for twins. It is large enough and has tons of pockets designed to hold diapers, bottles, wipes, clothing, and everything mom needs to care for her twins on the go.
3- Baby Brezza Formula Mixer
If you are formula feeding, the Baby Brezza Pro Advanced can be a real asset and can make life so much easier! The Baby Brezza Formula Pro is a lifesaver! It heats, measures and mixes baby bottles with the push of a button saving parents time, energy, and sleep! This device makes bottles in less than 30 seconds and holds up to 700 grams of formula powder enough for 20 8-ounce bottles (It’s fast and convenient especially during those nighttime feedings).
Playards are a must-have for any new parent. The Graco Pack ‘n Play is the most popular playard and is known for being easy to set up and takedown. It can be used from birth through the toddler years and is very convenient when mom of twins needs to get a few things done or take a nap. It also features a bassinet attachment at the top, so it can be used as a sleeper from the earliest days.
5- Baby Monitor
For parents of twins, it is very important to keep both babies safe and secure. If you have one kid maybe you could get away with just an audio monitor but with twins, you need a video monitor to know which baby is crying in addition to why he/she is crying. With over 35,000 reviews on Amazon.com and rating star of 4.4, Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor is a top pick among many parents. The camera is plug and play and requires no setup and features an interchangeable lens, built-in LED lights and built-in speaker. The camera also features pan, tilt, and zoom functions.
6- Pregnancy Pillow Wedge
Getting a good night’s sleep for a mom pregnant with twins is not easy. This maternity pillow is a must-have for every expecting mother! It can be placed in numerous positions to help bring comfort to the mother during all 3 trimesters. Hiccapop wedge pillow has one firm side and one soft memory foam on the other which makes it a little more versatile compared to the other pregnancy pillows in the market. This versatile, compact, deluxe pregnancy pillow wedge comes in two colors, slate and buttermilk. With this gift, she will definitely appreciate the extra support.
7- Baby Bottle Sterilizer
A must-have for the time-strapped new parents, Baby Brezza Bottle Sterilizer 4-in-1 machine automatically sterilizes and dry baby bottles, pump parts and other accessories in one easy step. It kills 99.9% of germs quickly with natural steam and bottles will stay sterile for up to 24 hours when left in the unopened sterilizer. It offers 4 functions so it’s versatile: Use as Sterilizer Only, Sterilizer and Dryer, Dryer Only, or Storage System.
8- Baby Thermometer
Babies are more likely to catch colds in their first year of life (most babies catch a cold seven to twelve times!) With iProvèn Baby Thermometer she can quickly and easily get baby’s temperature readings with high accuracy. She can also get temperatures while they slept without waking them up! Please notice this thermometer is not for babies under 3 months old (The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends using a rectal (inserted into the anus) option if baby is under 3 months old.)
9- Baby Hand & Foot Print kit photo frame
Baby handprint kits are the cutest gift for parents to memorialize their infant’s first years. Parents can get a deep impression of their twins hand or foot and preserve them. The kids will appreciate this gift as they get older and can compare their foot or hand size to each other and see the differences, it will be very interesting for them.
10- Weego Twins Baby Carrier
This is a great carrier on the go with twins, especially if they are very small. It’s easy for the mom to get them both in by herself and keep them comfy and cozy while keeping her hands free. The Weego TWIN Baby Carrier is specially designed for Twins and features a specially designed double pouch construction that ensures the orthopedically correct posture for the twins. It is suitable for premature babies from 4 lbs and comes in four colors: black, blue, red and gray.
11- What to Do When You’re Having Two Book
Books are always considered to be a good gift to give or to receive. In What to Do When You’re Having Two, Natalie Diaz (founder of Twiniversity and a mom of fraternal twins herself) delivers the survival guide for parents of twins from pregnancy through the first year. In this book, she explains what it’s like from expecting twins to how to keep a healthy marriage while having twins. This book is full of great recommendations and is a must-read for anyone having twins!
12- Nursing Cover
When baby wants milk, she/he won’t care if you happen to be at home or out in the public! When mom plans on breastfeeding in public and wants some privacy, a nursing cover can give her that privacy and help her feel more comfortable nursing or pumping in public. This cozy cable knit shawl by Seraphine is made with a blend of cotton, wool and a touch of cashmere for warmth and comfort. With this ultimate everyday luxury nursing cover, mom is always ready to serve a warm meal in a snap.
Not only will a humidifier protect the twins against dry air and help keep them healthy, but it also keeps the air in the room clean and pure. This is especially true during cold and flu season. Cool mist humidifiers are recommended for use around babies because warm mist humidifiers can burn little ones by the steam or hot water they produce. Available in 8 colors, Crane Drop Cool Mist Humidifier uses ultrasonic technology to push moisture into the air using sound vibrations and creates optimal breathing conditions, allowing twins to sleep comfortably.
14- White Noise Sound Machine
Often times, getting newborn twins to sleep is a challenge, A white noise machine is a great tool to help babies relax and sleep better at night. White-noise machines create a comfortable, womb-like environment that calms anxious babies. The Hatch Rest is a sound machine, a night light and a time-to-rise all in one device that mom can control from her phone! It features a super simple app to use that enables her to customize hues, brightness and sounds and even save them as favorites for future use. The sound machine produces a wide range of soothing background sounds with great sound quality. As a nightlight, twins can feel safe and comfortable with the gentle glowing color that stays cool to the touch throughout the night.