Welcome to the home of Tamba in Scotland. There is a wealth of advice and support to be found on the pages of the Tamba website and here we hope to offer something to those of you who are based North of the border. We've got news and information for you about:
Scottish Courses - see below for details of courses for expectant, new or more experienced parents.
Scottish E-newsletter - make sure you join or are registered for this newsletter.
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Scottish Short Ante-natal Sessions.
The aim of the course is to provide expectant couples of multiples in Scotland with information on multiple pregnancy and give support and advice on health and wellbeing during pregancy and the first few moths following delivery. The short antenatal session is delivered a registered midvife with specific multiple experience. The session runs from 10 am - 2.30 with a break for lunch (not included in the cost). Group numbers are kept small to allow everyone to get to know one other and most people stay in touch with each other after the course, providing that vital support network for when their babies are born.
- Birth and delivery choices for multiples
- What to expect in labour
- How to cope with pain and what choices are available for pain control
- Weighing up vaginal versus Caesarean birth
- How to make Caesarean birth special if that is your chosen option
- Recovery after a Caesarean birth
- What to expect in a Special Care Baby Unit
- How to breastfeed or feed more than one baby
- Routines and sleeping
All course attendees receive a free copy of the Healthy Mulitple Pregnancy Guides.
The cost is £40 pp. Please note that terms and conditions apply, particularly if you need to cancel for any reason see - Terms and conditions . See our Frequently Asked Questions for further information which includes information on venues. We recommend that you don't attend an ante-natal course until after 20 weeks into your pregnancy.
2012 AUTUMN SESSIONS
SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER, INVERKEITHING CIVIC CENTRE, (5 MINS FROM FORTH ROAD BRIDGE)
SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER, EDINBURGH ROYAL INFIRMARY
These sessions will take place in Inverkeithing Civic Centre, which is five minutes from the Forth Road Bridge or at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
To book a place click here If you would like to be placed on the waiting list for a full course, e-mail (We cannot guarantee that places will become available). If you have any special needs please let us know.
SCOTTISH PRACTICAL PREPARING FOR PARENTHOOD SESSIONS
Practical preparing for parenthood is a 2 hour session designed to give expectant families and carers of mulitples support and advice on preparing for their new arrivals both practically and emotionally. Delivered by our experienced course facilitators this session will cover areas such as How will i cope?
Other siblings, Family relationships, what do i need to buy, paternity leave, arranging additional support, and much much more. It is an excellent course and has been highly rated by our attendees. Most facilitators are themselves parents of multiples and come with a wealth of knowledge and experience. it is also an ideal opportunity to meet other people in the same situation which on its own can be an invaluable support.
Course venues and dates:-
STIRLING RAPLOCH COMMUNITY CAMPUS
NOVEMBER 13TH 2012
EDINBURGH ROYAL INFIRMARY
TUES 4TH DECEMBER
Kirckaldy Forth Park
Thurs 13th December
Tues 22nd January
MORE DATES AND VENUES TO FOLLOW SHORTLY
All places cost £5 per person and can be booked by clicking here or by calling the Head Office directly on 01483 304442.
SCOTTISH E NEWSLETTER
We are currently looking for submissions for our scottish newsletter which will be sent out via email in If you are part of a local twinsclub and have any forthcoming events you would like our members to be made aware of or any stories you would like to share with our community then please email details and dates to email@example.com and they will be included in the next e newsletter.