Twin News And Media

Our Twin News And Media section was created to keep you up to date on all of the interesting things going on with twins around the world. The explosion of celebrities having twins, coupled with twin birth rates going up in general, has created a twin media flood. Well, maybe not a flood, but a pretty steady trickle! We will be updating this page as new information and stories develop, as well as archiving older stories, so check in often. Please be sure to let us know about any news you think should be posted here. Enjoy!


Are You Having Twins, Triplets, Or More?

MTV'S TRUE LIFE WANTS TO HEAR YOUR STORY!

Are you a young person who is giving birth to multiples? MTV's True Life is looking for young people who are preparing to give birth to multiples who are interested in sharing the story of their unique pregnancy.

Were you previously unable to conceive, but with the help of fertility drugs, now expecting multiple babies? Are you concerned about the financial, physical, and emotional toll of taking care of more than one newborn, or the possibility of complications during pregnancy or birth? Is this your first pregnancy, and perhaps an unexpected one? Were you looking forward to an active lifestyle or career that you are now going to have to put on hold? Or is giving birth to multiples your dream finally coming true?

If you appear to be between the ages of 16 and 28, and want to share the story of your multiple pregnancy, email us at twins@mtvn.com with all of the details. Be sure to include your name, location, phone number and a photo, if possible.

Tell MTV why you need to be seen and heard. This is your chance to let others see what your life is all about!


September 7, 2008


Julia Roberts Receives One Of Our Twin Diaper Bags!

As many of you know, Julia Roberts is mother to fraternal twins, Hazel and Phinnaeus, as well as a son, Henry. Our twin boutique site, Trends In Twos, was thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in a recent celebrity gift basket put together by Style Café Moms. We sent off one of our popular Twin Diaper Bags embellished with genuine Swarovski crystals. You can pick one up yourself for just $59, or if you want one for free, simply enter at Mommy Perks VIP Blog for your chance to win!
See official press release and photo.

August 27, 2008


Ricky Martin Has Twins?

It appears Latin star, Ricky Martin, 36, will join the growing ranks of celebrity twin parents. According to reports, twin boys were born by way of a surrogate mother a few weeks ago. They are both healthy and now under Martin's full-time care. There is no more information available regarding the twins' names or other details, although, it is said that Martin will remain out of the spot light for the next year to be with his new children
August 21, 2008


Brangelina Twins Make Their Pictorial Debut

Okay, I have to laugh at myself a bit for even posting this one. I mean, it's already plastered all over the internet, not to mention, magazine covers. But, I guess news is news, or in this case, twin news. So, here it is.....

Cannes 2008: 'Kung Fu Panda' - Premiere

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt welcomed fraternal twins, Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline into the world on July 12, 2008 in Nice, France. Although there were several reports that a fierce bidding war would ensue over which magazine would get the coveted bragging rights, People and Hello magazines came out on top as the victors. A reported $14 million was laid down for the first photos of these tiny, apparently fascinating, little babies. You've got to hand it to good ol' Angie and Brad for donating it to charity, even if it was a no-brainer on their part. While the "Brangelina" machine continues to enthrall countless people, the rest of us twin mothers will likely just let out a small sigh. Not only because we truly know what Angelina's in for, but also because our twins will likely never be offered $14 million bucks. For anything.

See magazine covers with the Brangelina Twins Photos

August 5, 2008


Yet Another Celebrity Couple Expecting Twins!

Will it ever end? Just when you think not one more celebrity could possibly be expecting twins, another one seems to crop up.

Hollywood couple Rebecca Romijn, 35, and Jerry O'Connell, 34 have confirmed that they are expecting twins sometime this winter. The couple, who married in 2007, had apparently been trying for a baby and are very happy about the surprising twin pregnancy. Some sources are also reporting that the twins are both girls and were conceived naturally.

August 5, 2008


The Record Breaking Maynard Twins

Although, this story came out in mid June, it's still a newsworthy piece. Amazingly, Erin Maynard of Winston-Salem, North Carolina gave birth to twins weighing an astounding combined weight of 23 pounds! Her son weighed in at 10 lbs., 14 oz. While her daughter weighed in at 12 lbs., 3 oz. They were born two minutes apart via C-section at the Sara Lee Center For Women's Health and were perfectly healthy. The only other twins on record that had a combined weight that was higher than the Maynard twins were born in Arkansas in 1924. They weighed in at 14 lbs. and 13 lbs., 12 oz. respectively.

See Photo

August 5, 2008


Lisa Marie Expecting Two Too!

You know, these days in Hollywood, twins are the new black. Lisa Marie Presley, 40, is the latest to join the ever growing list of celebrity twin moms. The babies, evidently due this fall, will be the first children for husband, Michael Lockwood. Presley already has a daughter Riley, 19, and a son Benjamin, 15, with her ex-husband Danny Keough. A lot of people don't realize that legendary, Elvis Presley had a twin brother (Jesse) who died at birth. And, apparently, Priscilla (Lisa Marie's mother) has younger twin brothers, as well. Could it be a family trait?

Read more on how twins happen.

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August 6, 2008






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