I know we all dream of the day when our multiples share everything, but there are some things you do not want them to share – and that is germs! Unfortunately this is one of the downsides of twins and multiples. It is very common for them to share their germs. Germs are either spread from person to person or from touching unclean surfaces, such as trolley handles and door knobs. When you have twins or multiples, it is really hard to stop them from sharing their toys. More often than not they will take toys from each others mouths and put them straight into their own mouth. This of course significantly increases the chance of spreading the germs.
If one of your multiples has started showing signs of getting sick, then it may already be too late and it will only be a matter of time before the next one gets it. With a lot of germ based diseases you are contagious before the symptoms show up. Keeping everyone healthy is not easy. Hopefully by adopting these five tips you will prevent, or at least minimise, the spread of germs between twins and multiples.Continue Reading →