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 Helen Turier 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.

  • Wednesday 19th November 7-9pm Central London Faraday House, 48-51 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AE (3 minutes walk from Holborn Station) with Dr Carol Cooper

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 6th December Leicester 2- 4.30pm Christchurch, 105A Clarendon Park Rd, leicester LE2 3AH


  • Further dates to follow

         West Midlands

  • Saturday 25th October Coventry  (CV21) 10.30am-1pm Coventry Central Hall, Warwick Lane, Coventry CV1 2HA 

         North East

  • Further dates to follow

         South East

  • Saturday 18th October Guildford  (GU1) 10am-12 noon Guildford Children's Centre, Hazel Avenue, Bellfields, Guildford GU1 1NR
  • Saturday 1st November  Tonbridge (TN12) 2-4.30pm The Anglican and Methodist Church of St Andrew, Maidstone Rd, Tonbridge TN12 6D
  • Saturday 22nd November  Billingshurst (RH14) 2-4pm  Billingshurst Children and Family Centre, Station Rd, Billingshurst 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


  • Sunday 9th November Stevenage  (SG1) 2-4pm Great Ashby Community Centre, Whitehorse Lane, Stevenage SG1 6NH
  • Tuesday 25th November Ipswich (IP3) 7-9pm Murrayside Centre, Nacton Road, Ipswich IP3 9JL
  • Saturday 17th January Norwich (NR8) 10.30am-12.30pm Drayton Taverham & hellesdon Children's Centres, School Rd, Drayton, Norwich NR8 6EP

        South West

  • Further dates to follow


        Tuesday 28th October Cardiff (CF23) 6-8pm Offices - 3 Ashtree Court, Woodsy Close, Cardiff Gate CF23 8RW (FULL)

        North West

        Saturday 17th January Northwich (CW8) 2.30-4.30pm Sandiway and Cuddington Village Hall, Norley Rd, Cuddington, Nr Northwich CW8 2LB 


  • Saturday 22nd November Chiswick (W4) 10am-12 noon  Pier House, The Pier, Corney Reach Way W4 2UG
  • Saturday 6th December  Enfield  (EN1) 2-4pm St Andrews Church Parish Centre, 14 Silver St, Enfield EN1 3EG
  • Saturday 31st January 2015 Chiswick (W4) 10am-12 noon  Pier House, The Pier, Corney Reach Way W4 2UG


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 Wednesday 22nd October from 7-9pm (FULL) and Tuesday 16th December 7-9pm

Book your place


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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