Can't quite button your jeans anymore? Your skin and muscles are stretching to make room for your growing baby, so opt for pants that are both forgiving and flexible. If you're going for stylish and comfortable, colorful sweat suits are available in seasonable fabrics to suit every climate--from terry cloth for warmer weather to velour when the weather gets cold.
Now that your belly is growing, it's time to give it a makeover. No frumpy house dresses here -- those days are long gone! Check out these comfortable, classy, and very cool maternity wear must-haves.
Kegel exercises strengthen the vaginal and perineal muscles, which will help prevent incontinence, prime you for pushing, and lessen tearing during birth. To keep them in shape: Lie down on the floor and contract -- as if you're stopping your urine midstream -- and release your muscles for a few minutes at a time, once or twice a day.
If your partner can't make it to your checkups, ask him to keep a running list of your questions. That way, when it's time to see your doctor or midwife, you have a written reminder to bring with you.
Playing with a baby doll is a great way for a toddler to learn how to touch and hold a real infant. Pick a doll that's approximately the same size as a newborn with lifelike features--some even come with supplies. Your child will love seeing you put a real diaper on his "baby."
Because you're carrying twins, you're probably already measuring large, which means your old clothes no longer fit. If you want to hold off on buying a new wardrobe, raid your partner's closet for oversize shirts and sweats.