Tamba in Northern Ireland
Tamba Members In Northern Ireland receive the following additional local services.
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Welcome to Tamba in Northern Ireland
Tamba is the only organisation in Northern Ireland which is dedicated to providing information and mutual support networks to families with twins, triplets or more and highlighting their unique needs to all those involved with their care.
You can find us at:
58 Howard Street, Belfast, BT1 6PJ
Tel/Fax. (028) 9023 9050
Head of TAMBA NI: Rachel Wiffen
The office is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9.30am - 4.30pm.
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The next All Day Antenatal courses will run on the folllowing dates:
- Saturday 04 October 2014 at the Armagh City Hotel.
- Saturday 22 November 2014 or 29 November 2014 at the Radisson Blu, Belfats - (Date will be confirmed nearer the time)
Parenting with Multiples in Mind
Armagh City Hotel 18th October 2014
Free for Tamba Members, Non Members: £5 per person (lunch included)
Bookings is essential, and bookings can be made over the phone (02890 239 050) or by email email@example.com
Parents of multiple birth children experience unique challenges which are sometimes not understood or even acknowledged in mainstream services. They can compare themselves unfavourably to parents of singletons and can feel guilty because they are not able to live up to their own expectations of being a parent. This one day workshop (10am-4.30pm) gives parents an opportunity to explore their parenting without their children and to help parents to understand that rather than trying to achieve perfect parenting a more realistic aim is to be a ‘good enough’ parent. The topics considered are:
- Being a parent of multiples
- Good enough parenting
- Family relationships
- Starting nursery or school
- Challenging behaviours
- Looking after yourself and your relationships
The format of the workshop is guided discussion with opportunities for mothers and fathers to explore with other parents of mulitples aspects of their parenting which they find challenging and to share ideas and experiences.
The course is aimed at parents whose multiples are aged between 1 and 5 years.
PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS FOR PARENTS ONLY
Please note this group has now moved to Portadown as the venue is more suitable for prams (and it is slightly cheaper and free for children who are not walking!)
The next meeting is at Peter Pans, Meadow Lane, Portadown at 10:30am on Friday 01 August
If you are interested and want more details, please contact the NI office 028 9023 9050.