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Tips for Sending Your Twin Babies to a Childcare Program

by Teresa Green

When you're having your first baby, it's a mixture of feelings, and you'll have a ton of details to figure out—including finding the right childcare program so you can go back to work after maternity and paternity leave. This is an important detail, and it's even more important if you're expecting twins. 

Having twin babies may bring double the joy to parents, but it also brings double the cost, time, and effort. You'll need childcare assistance even more, which makes the decision incredibly important. Get started on finding a childcare program for your twins by reading on. 

Aggressively Search for the Best Childcare and Get on a List as Soon As You Learn You're Having Twins

There are always waiting lists for childcare programs. You'll especially need to get on one of these lists since you're trying to find slots for two babies, instead of just one. 

Recommendations are huge when you're looking into a childcare program for your twins. Speak with other parents and ask them if they've always felt comfortable leaving their child in the care of the program. Talk to the program director and take a tour of your own, paying close attention to how they clean the place and give attention to each baby. 

Going the extra mile while finding a child care program will let you scratch this off the list and focus on other matters related to the pregnancy. Besides, childcare for an infant can cost you around $200 per baby each week, so you want to get your money's worth. 

Bond with Your Babies and Set Up Practices That Smooth Out the Transition to the Childcare Program

Make sure that you're spending as much time as you can bonding with your twin babies. This will help you not only become accustomed to being a parent but also set up consistent processes.  

For most parents, the transition of going back to work and dropping their baby off at childcare is just as hard on them as it is for the child. Get methodical about the process of packing the babies' supplies and food so that you're always able to complete drop-offs and get to work on time.

Once you build a rapport with the childcare program and get your system down, you'll be glad that you made this investment. 

It's easier to welcome your wonderful twins into the world when you consider this information ahead of time.