To tell the babies apart

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Registered: 06-05-2008
To tell the babies apart
Thu, 02-25-2010 - 5:01pm
once they are home, can you just leave their hospital bracelets on them for awhile (as in - until just before they start getting tight)? Or do you need to keep the "marked" in some other way? Maybe I won't have an issue - I don't know. I guess it's probably mainly an issue if your twins are identical?
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Registered: 07-17-2008
Thu, 02-25-2010 - 7:16pm
I've always heard that people will dot a toenail with some polish to tell them apart, and dress them in different colors. (One always in pink, the other in purple, etc) I was lucky, not only gender wise but looks wise mine are nothing alike. :-)

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Registered: 12-26-2008
Fri, 02-26-2010 - 10:19am
My boys are identical down to the small birthmark on their toosh.


Mommy to identical twin boys, Alex & Zack, born at 38 weeks weighing 6lbs 7 oz and 6lbs 9 oz