Pediatrician and twin-mom, Dr. Shelly Vaziri Flais, offers expert advice for raising healthy, well-adjusted twins and triplets in this fully revised and updated third edition. Her guidance will help parents of multiples prepare for their babies’ arrival, weather the first few months of infancy, manage toddlerhood, and help establish individual identities through the school-age and teenage years. The combination of sound medical advice and real-world experience will give twin-parents the direction and reassurance that they need. Packed with thoughtful advice, parenting tips, and anecdotes from twin-moms and -dads, this new edition also includes interviews with twins, including astronaut Scott Kelly.
About the Author
Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified practicing pediatrician and mother of four children, including twin boys. She is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, editor-in-chief of Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5-12; and co-editor of The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z Guide to Your Child's Health.