Twinline is a national, confidential, listening and emotional support service for all parents of twins, triplets and more, and the professionals involved in their care. It is staffed by trained volunteers who are parents of multiples.
Parents can phone in with any issues that are troubling them this could include sleeping, feeding, crying, behaviour, discipline, school issues or special needs. Often all the caller needs is five minutes breathing space, a chat or a listening ear from someone who can identify with their situation.
Twinline is open everyday from 10am to 1pm and from 7pm to 10pm on
0800 138 0509 (freephone)
If you need to speak to someone out of Twinline hours you can email Ask Twinline. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer Twinline listener please email Ask Twinline.
Quotes from typical Twinline calls:
"It's such a relief to speak to someone who understands what you are going through. I started the call in tears and ended up laughing. I felt empowered to face the day ahead. Thank you, Twinline"
"Twinline is such an excellent idea. I rang on several occasions when things got tough at home. My partner works long shifts and it has been good to have someone to talk to."
"After finding out I was expecting triplets, I was very glad to know there was somebody who understood my shock as well as happiness"