Expecting Twins

at Twiniversity - Irving Park

Course Details
$250 30 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Jun 24, 5:45pm - Jul 01, 9:30pm CT (2 sessions)

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Irving Park, Northwest Side
3638 N Pulaski Rd
Btwn W Patterson & W Waveland Avenues
Chicago, Illinois 60641
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 30

What you'll learn in this parenting class:

Expecting twins? Our twins classes will prepare you for everything you need to know BEFORE the twins arrive (including what you need to buy!) and AFTER the twins arrive through their first 6 months of life. It’s the perfect way to get ready to bring home your dynamic duo!

The class is taught over two evenings. Day 1 covers preparing for your twins’ arrival and Day 2 covers caring for your newborns.

Day 1: Twins Prep

This night will cover everything you need to know BEFORE your bundles of joy arrive! During this three hour lecture, Nat will highlight all the important information you need to get you well on your way in preparing your home, yourself, and your relationship for the upcoming arrival of your twins including: 

  • What equipment you will need and when (full registry provided) 
  • What help do you really need and how to find it 
  • Cheat Sheets on: Hospital Bag Packing List, Pediatrician Interview Questions, Nanny Interview Questions, Dealing with Bed Rest, and Twin Birth Plan Workbook 
  • Pregnancy concerns and signs of preterm labor 
  • Vaginal or c-section? 
  • What happens on the BIG DAY! 
  • Managing your hospital stay 
  • Recovering from a c-section 
  • Dealing with a NICU stay 
  • What you should have in order BEFORE the twinnies arrive 
  • Preparing older children and your pets for your new arrivals 
  • Getting your marriage baby-ready

Day 2: Newborns

This night we’ll discuss all the ins and outs of your new life after the twinnies are born. Natalie will give you plenty of tips and tricks on how to adjust after your world gets turned upside-down (in a good way). new york expecting twins class

Topics in the day 2 class include:

  • Coming home from the hospital with your newborns 
  • Getting your twins on a feeding and napping schedule 
  • How mom and dad can get more sleep 
  • Nanny vs. daycare vs. staying at home 
  • Finding and interviewing a Nanny/ Night Nanny/ Babysitter/ Mother’s Helper 
  • Mistakes new parents make 
  • Breastfeeding, pumping, and bottle feeding tips and tricks for multiples 
  • Tips to soothe crying twins 
  • Diapering 101 
  • Sleep training 
  • Bath time x 2 
  • How to deal with your new relationship (and I don’t mean the kids)

Includes dinner for two for 2 nights, a swag bag (value $100), lecture, and materials.

Guidelines for Registering:

We highly recommend taking these classes before your twins arrive, but we also welcome parents whose twins are already born

We recommend taking the classes between 24-34 weeks gestation

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
Class Cancellation by Twiniversity: Twiniversity reserves the right to cancel an event due to circumstances beyond our control. If Twiniversity cancels a class, registrants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of a class, Twiniversity has the right to either issue a full refund or transfer registration to the same class at the new, future date. 

Registration Cancellation by Participant: The deadline to receive a full refund for your registration is 7 days before the class. Registration cancellations received prior to the deadline may be eligible to receive a full refund, less a $25 service fee. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will be eligible for a 50% refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend a class. Refunds will be credited back to the original form of payment.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
5:45pm - 9:30pm Central Time Julie Burt Nichols 2 $250
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jul 01 5:45pm - 9:30pm Central Time Julie Burt Nichols
5:45pm - 9:30pm Central Time Julie Burt Nichols 2 $250
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Sep 09 5:45pm - 9:30pm Central Time Julie Burt Nichols
5:45pm - 9:30pm Central Time Julie Burt Nichols 2 $250
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 21 5:45pm - 9:30pm Central Time Julie Burt Nichols

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