Improving the lives of families with twins, triplets or more



Practical Preparing for Parenthood Survival Class devised by Dr Carol Cooper

Who? This basic entry level seminar is suitable for expectant parents, interested grandparents & carers, and health professionals. Open to all.

What? This is a two hour session which will give practical information to expectant parents of multiples. The session will cover the prenatal period and provide you with practical tips on how to prepare for your new arrivals and how to cope during the first few days and weeks.

Topics include: your health and making the most of appointments, pregnancy and birth, bonding, organising support, planning ahead including equipment, looking after yourself, hospital and practical family life (e.g. carrying babies, crying etc).  We are unable to provide any medical advice at the Seminars.

Attendees will receive the new Tamba 'Preparing for Parenthood' Booklet' AND the Breastfeeding Guide together with copies of the slides to take away.

If you are unable to attend this course, we have some extracts for you to view online. You must be registered & logged in to see these.  Don't forget to make the most of Tamba by registering for FREE resources or get even more benefits by joining for as little as just £1 a month by direct debit. 

Course Dates & Times:

Central London

London: Course delivered by Dr Carol Cooper or Amanda Deacon a  trained Tamba Facilitator and parent of multiples.  There will also be recent parents of twins attending to talk about their experiences.

This seminar has been running since June 2009 and is well attended and evaluated.

  • Tuesday 27th January 7-9pm Central London Faraday House, 48-51 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AE (3 minutes walk from Holborn Station) with Amanda Deacon

Cost: £7.00 per person (Spaces strictly limited & booking essential). Book your place. (If you would rather book over the telephone or are having problems booking online please call the Tamba office on 01252 332344 or e-mail

 Courses are also running in Chiswick, Islington and Enfield (see below)

Regional Venues in England & Wales

Cost: £5.00 per person (Spaces strictly limited & booking essential). Book your place.  (If you would rather book over the telephone or are having problems booking online please call the Tamba office on 01483 304442 or e-mail  Delivered by trained facilitators and parents of multiples.

          East Midlands 

  • Saturday 21st February Northampton (NN4) 10am-12 noon Holiday Inn Express Northampton M1 J15, Loake Close, Grange Park, Northampton NN4 5EZ
  • Saturday 18th April Leicester 2-4.30pm Powell Room, Christchurch, 105A Clarendon Park Road, leicester LE2 3AH 


  • Saturday 24th January Scarborough 10am-12 noon Coast & Vale Community Action, The Street, 12 Lower Clark Street, Scarborough YO12 7PW
  • Tuesday 27th January  Leeds 6.30-8.30pm  Broadgate Primary School, Broadgate lane, Horsforth, Leeds SL18 5AF


         West Midlands

  • Saturday 31st January Coventry 10.30am -1pm coventry Central Hall, Warwich Lane, coventry CV1 2HA  
  • Dates to follow for 2015 Wolverhampton

         North East

  • Further dates to follow

         South East

  • Saturday 11th January Maidenhead (SL6) 9.30-11.30am  Braywick Sports Ground, Maidenhead SL6 1BN
  • Thursday 15th January High Wycombe  (HP11) 6.30-8.30pm High Wycombe YMCA, Crest Road, High Wycombe HP11 1UD
  • Saturday 31st January 11am-1pm Billingshurst  (RH14) Billingshurst Children & Family Centre, Station rd, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9RY
  • Saturday 7th February Oxted (RH8)10am -12 noon Oxted Community Hall, 53 Church Lane, Oxted RH8 9NB
  • Saturday 7th February Weybridge (KT13) 10am-12 noon Cleves School (Sports Hall Classroom), Oatlands Avenue, Weybridge KT13 9TS
  • Saturday 14th February Portsmouth 9.30-11.30am The Link, 48 Havant Rd, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 2QZ
  • Saturday 14th February Guildford 10am-12 noon Guildford Children's Centre, Hazel Avenue, Bellfields, Guildford GU1 1NR


  • Thursday 15th January High Wycombe  (HP11) 6.30-8.30pm High Wycombe YMCA, Crest Road, High Wycombe HP11 1UD
  • Saturday 17th January Norwich (NR8) 10.30am-12.30pm Drayton Taverham & hellesdon Children's Centres, School Rd, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6EP
  • Saturday 28th February   St Albans 10am-12 noon The Alban Way Children's Centre at Marshalwick, Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground, St Albans AL4 9QL  
  • Saturday 7th March  Billericay10.30am-12.30pm Christ Church, Perry Street, Billericay CM12 0NX
  • Tuesday 31st March Ipswich (IP3) 7-9pm Murrayside Centre, Nacton Road, Ipswich IP3 9JL

        South West

  • Saturday 17th January Bristol (BS9) 2-5pm St Edyth's Church, Avonleaze, Sea Mills, Bristol BS9 2HU


        Dates to follow for 2015 for Cardiff

        North West        

  • Saturday 17th January Northwich (CW8) 2.30-4.30pm Sandiway and Cuddington Village Hall, Norley Rd, Cuddington, Nr Northwich CW8 2LB
  • Tuesday 3rd February Warrington 6.30-8.45pm Woolston Neighbourhood Hub, Hall Road, Woolston, Warrington WA1 4PN



  • Saturday 31st January 2015 Chiswick (W4) 10am-12 noon  Pier House, The Pier, Corney Reach Way W4 2UG
  • Saturday 7th February Enfield (EN1) 2-4pm St Andrews Church Parish Centre, 14 Silver Street, Enfield EN1 3EG

Book your place  (If you would rather book over the telephone or are having problems booking online please call the Tamba office on 01252 332344 or e-mail


We run a Preparing for Parenthood webinar.  The webinar aims to prepare expectant parents of multiples for the remainder of their pregnancy and the first 6 weeks, by providing practical tips and ideas.  Areas covered include preparation, special care, hospital, feeding, sleeping, crying and routines.  The webinar does not cover the pregnancy or birth from a medical perspective.  The cost is £10.  

The next webinars will take place on Tuesday 16th December 7-8pm (FULL) and Tuesday 24th February 7-8pm




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Northern Ireland

Please visit the Northern Ireland section for more details on their courses and classes.


Delivered by trained parenting facilitators.  Courses normally run from 7pm-9pm in the evening and places are £5 each. Lots of dates & venues available. Book a place or contact our Scottish Coordinator  Helen Peck for more details.



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