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Tamba’s Multiple Pregnancy Antenatal Courses

Antenatal course leader Sharon Famiglietti and parents who have taken the course explain why Tamba's antenatal courses are unique.  

 

By the end of the course you will have learnt the following:

  • What is different about a multiple birth
  • What influences the type of delivery - vaginal or caesarean
  • What choices are there for multiples
  • Undersand how newborn twin and triplet babies sleep
  • What happens if your babies arrive early
  • What equipment do you need for twins, triplets or more
  • How to feed, change and care for more than one baby at a time
  • How to get out and about with twins, triplets for more
  • How to survive the early days and weeks after the birth
  • Understand the role of the birth partner during pregnancy, birth and the early days

Who should attend:

  • Women pregnant with twins and their birth partners
  • Women pregnant with triplets and their birth partners
  • Couples expecting twins, triplets or more using a surrogate

When should you attend? From 20 weeks into your pregnancy

When should you book? NOW courses fill up quickly

How much does a course cost? £145 per couple

Which includes:

  • Full day course - 10am-4.30pm
  • Expert Facilitator
  • Complimentary copies of Tamba's most popular booklets (Healthy Multiple Pregnancy Guide, Breastfeeding Guide and Preparing for Parenthood Guide)
  • Refreshments (please note that lunch is not included)
  • Pre course support
  • Post course follow up support
  • Opportunity to meet a recent family of twins or triplets (subject to availability) 

We can also take payment in 2 instalments - the first instalment will be 30% ie £43.50 with the full balance being due 5 weeks prior to the course. If you would like to pay by instalments please e-mail for further details.

The courses are run by trained antenatal teachers or midwives (click here for more information on the course teachers) who are available by phone or email to help with any final questions in the days leading up to the birth or immediately afterwards.

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 can also offer private sessions in the following locations: London, RH1, TF10, BS21, LS22 (and surrounding areas - although please do enquire if you are outside of these areas and are interested in a private session) The cost is £190 for two people for a 3 hour private course.  For further details please e-mail 

Thank you Tamba we found the session with Sharon on Friday very valuable, we both left feeling very informed and also excited about what is ahead of us. We couldn't have asked for a more professional and knowledgeable person to guide us through certain worries we had” Lucy & Josh 

In addition to our private 3 hour session, Tamba can also offer a bespoke pregnancy and early weeks care course consisting of four two hour sessions. Further information.

 Those who book onto a Tamba one day Ante-Natal course and a 2 hour Preparing for Parenthood webinar/Seminar are entitled to attend a Tamba Breastfeeding Multiples webinar  and receive a copy of the Ask the Midwife webinar FREE of charge

Book a course

If you would rather book over the telephone or are having problems booking online please call the Tamba office on 01252 332 344 or e-mail.

We also have short courses available in Scotland.

Click on our interactive map to find a course near you

Courses

Greater London


Sat 15th Oct         Chiswick (FULL)
Sat 12th Nov        Finchley (Place for 2 couples remaining)
Sat 12th Nov        Loughton  
Sun 27th Nov       Chiswick
Sat 17th Dec        Chiswick

2017

Sat 21st Jan          Finchley
Sun 22nd Jan        Chiswick
Sat 11th Feb          Loughton
Sat 25th Feb         Chiswick
Sat 18th Mar          Finchley
Sun 19th Mar        Chiswick
Sat 8th Apr            Loughton
Sat 27th May         Finchley

 Finchley - Quaker Meeting House, 58 Alexandra Grove N12 8HG

Loughton - St Marys, 201 High Rd, Loughton IG10 1BB or Loughton Baptist Church, 92 High Rd, Loughton IG10 4QU

Eastern England

Sat 12th Nov         Loughton
Sun 11th Dec        Cambridge

2017

Sat 11th Mar          Cambridge     
Sat 10th June        Cambridge

Cambridge - Trumpington Meadows Primary School, Kestral Rise, Cambridge CB2 9AY

East Midlands

Nearest courses are in Sutton Coldfield/Birmingham (please see courses in the West Midlands for further information)

North 

Sat 7th Jan            Altrincham
Sat 25th Mar          Altrincham
Sat 17th June        Altrincham

St George's Bicentenary Hall, Church Walk, Altrincham WA14 4TT

South East

Sat 15th Oct         Guildford (FULL)
Sat 5th Nov          Guildford 
Sun 4th Dec         Tunbridge Wells 

2017

Sat 14th Jan         Guildford
Sun 19th Feb        Croydon (SM6)
Sat 1st Apr            Tunbridge Wells
Sat 8th Apr           Guildford  
Sun 25th June      Tunbridge Wells 
Sun 24th Sept      Tunbridge Wells

 Tunbridge Wells - 2016 - Mercure Hotel, 8 Tonbridge Rd, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4QL 2017 onwards - Venue TBC

Guildford - Allianz, 57 Ladymead, Guildford GU1 1DB

Croydon - The Cricket Centre, Plough Lane, Wallington, Croydon SM6 8JQ

 

South West

Sat 26th Nov      Bristol  (Place for 3 couples remaining)

2017

Sat 4th Feb         Bristol
Sat 29th Apr        Bristol


Bristol - Aztec Hotel, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4TS

West Midlands

Sat 10th Dec      Birmingham 
Sat 4th Mar         Birmingham  Venue TBC
Sat 27th May      Birmingham   Venue TBC

Birmingham - Buddist Centre, 11 Park Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8AB/ The Moseley Exchange, 149-153 Alchester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP 

 

Wales

Nearest courses are in Bristol (see courses in the South West region for more information)

Northern Ireland

Click here to view Northern Ireland courses 

Scotland

Click here to view Scottish Antenatal courses 

Book a course

Feedback from the course

"I found the course really useful.  There was lots of great discussion and some really valuable information."

"Excellent course – I now feel very reassured about coping. I would definitely recommend the course to others."

"The course was fantastic and I would highly recommend it.  The course tutor was very knowledgeable and approachable and answered all of our questions.  It was very informative." 

97% of course attendees in 2014 rated the course as a 9 or 10 out of 10 overall

 

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