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Making up the milk bottles... it's just the; DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR A FIRST-TIME DAD OF TWINS.

Byline: RICHARD IRVINE

THE joy of arriving home with the twins was offset against an argument about metric and imperial measures.

The nurses had given us all our instructions in millilitres yet the Tommee Tippee works in fluid ounces.

A Tommee Tippee is not a magical milk making leprechaun but a machine. It mixes powder and water to produce a white substance, which although described as milk is not something you'd ever put on cornflakes.

I'd certainly recommend one, just because it cuts down on anxiety over the temperature of grams, that's the same as a millilitre anyway, stop going on about fluid ounces".

The situation was made worse as I'd left the heating on when I left the house 10 hours ago so the kitchen had the climate of an equatorial rainforest.

Google, now the authority on all things baby, told me the house was too hot and the babies had been in car seats far too long.

The constant screaming told me they needed food quickly.

Parental instinct kicked in and we got to work cooling, making milk and preparing

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the feed. One thing I'd realised was there was no shortage of anxiety in our house. After only five minutes of being left in charge, we had two screaming hungry babies, sitting in car seats, while I shouted "just measure it in

This 'milk' is NOT for your morning cereal

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Nov 3, 2017
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