S2 Episode 7 Twins..How Many of Us Have Them? with Daina Troy (Part 3)

This is part 3 of 3 series episodes where Daina Troy shares with us her journey of having twin Neurodivergent sons. In the previous episode, we talked about systems, asking for support and lists to help you survive the first months of motherhood as twin mom.

In this final episode of the 3-part series, we shared about shopping for twins and how there are market shows for parents to get twin products from, how color coding your children is a mental health wellness practice and how it’s like to be a neurodivergent mom.

Topics Covered:

  • Shopping for twins
  • Identical and fraternal twins
  • Color coding twins
  • Twins market
  • Neurodivergent parenting
  • Recognizing the label and recognizing neurodivergent kids’ gifts and extra care that needs 
  • Twin thing
  • Childcare for twins
  • The sacrifices parents make especially with twins
  • The excruciating first shower after birth


About The Show:

A Tribe Called Fertility is a platform to share conversations about maternal health, black families and their experiences around fertility. Our mission is to provide support and possible solutions to decrease birth disparities for black babies and maternal mortality outcomes for black women.

Read more about the hosts and their birth stories in Our Stories page.

About Daina Troy:

Daina Troy is mother to Evan and Ethan, 8-year-old neurodiverse twin boys, and resides in South Jersey with her family. She serves as the Associate Director of the Makuu Black Cultural Center, a cultural center of University Life at the University of Pennsylvania for students of the African Diaspora. She co-teaches the History of People of African Descent at the University of Pennsylvania with Dr. Brian Peterson and Rev. Dr. Charles Howard through the Department of Africana Studies. Prior to entering higher education, Ms. Troy enjoyed a career in urban music and marketing in New York City and Los Angeles. A Philly native, Daina loves hip-hop, good vibes, and good people.


Connect with Daina:

Email: richie17@upenn.edu


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