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15th May 2018

21 Signs You're a new Mum of Multiples
Whether you laugh, cringe or do a mix of the two, we hope you like our signs you’re a new mum of multiples….
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13th May 2018

Test your knowledge with the Pocket Money Quiz!
Take the quiz to see how well you know the spending habits of children living in the UK.
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11th May 2018

Top 10 Cravings Women have when Expecting Multiples
When your babies were kicking around in the womb, what was the treat that you HAD to have on standby in the kitchen?
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4th May 2018

Do your Babies have "Retro" Names?
It seems some of the most popular baby names in the 1950s are still a top choice for parents today.
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2nd May 2018

5 things parents are allowed to say
Sometimes it’s a struggle, and that’s ok, because we’re all in this together.
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27th April 2018

Lisburn Multiples celebrate first year
Thanks to Tamba and some national funding, six new clubs for parents of twins, triplets and more have been set up in Northern Ireland.
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24th April 2018

Tamba's Volunteer Day 2018
On Saturday more than 90 volunteers travelled from around the country to talk “all things multiples.
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20th April 2018

7 Reasons Why Being a Grandparent of Multiples is the BEST Job
“It’s a bit like herding two drunk people home from the pub.”
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18th April 2018

Research answers "Together of Apart?" Question
A researcher has been looking into the impact of having the same or sperate classrooms for multiples. 
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16th April 2018

Which BBC presenter just announced they're having twins?
We love hearing exciting “expecting” news – but hearing it on national radio is something that doesn’t happen often.
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13th April 2018

8 Reasons why our POM friends are the BEST
We think our POM Friends are the best support network ever. And here are some reasons why…. 
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11th April 2018

Tamba's Neonatal Guide
Here at Tamba we’re proud to announce we’re launching an updated neonatal guide for parents of twins, triplets and more.
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6th April 2018

The World According to Toddlers
Big People just don’t understand us so we've made this list so you can see things from our perspective
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2nd April 2018

Thoughts on our twins antenatal course...
"It’s going to be a wild ride, but it will be undeniably special too."
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1st April 2018

Eggcellent Easter Bunny Picture is Twintastic
We can never manage to get TWO children to sit nicely for the camera, so this is impressive!
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28th March 2018

Twin dad Steven tackles Brighton Marathon
"I swore I’d never do another one. But I decided to make this my third and final one and do it for Tamba."
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23rd March 2018

13 Things That Aren't (but should be) in Parenting Books
You've read all the books, but here's what they don't tell you...
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15th March 2018

10 Reasons to book an antenatal course today
Antenatal classes with multiples in mind? Sign me up! 
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11th March 2018

10 Things Your Mum Never Told You
Being a mother is one of the most frustrating, but rewarding jobs to have.
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7th March 2018

A Blog by Me - Isabelle (aged 7)
My name is Isabelle and I’m a twin.  My twin sister is called Sophie.
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6th March 2018

Bereavement Group Meet Up
A very special event took place to remember babies and children who have died.
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4th March 2018

10 Reasons Why Having Multiples Changes Your Life Forever
Going to a supermarket for a few bits in the evening feels like a treat. It's a night out, whoo hoo!
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2nd March 2018

9 Parenting Gif(t)s Mums will Totally Love
Being a mum is gift in itself. But sometimes our little ones remind of us of the gifts they give us each day.
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19th February 2018

Do you speak 'Parent'?
“The park is closed today” and 14 other fibs (blatant lies) we tell our kids #sorrynotsorry
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13th February 2018

Questions to a mum whose twins have autism
They may have autism but autism does not define them...
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9th February 2018

14 Signs You're Better at This Parenting Thing Than You Think 
Okay, we’re not going to get it right all the time, but who decides what “right” is anyway?
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6th February 2018

Outdoor Activities
For the first time ever, national statistics have been released* about how children aged 8-15 spend their leisure time.
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1st February 2018

Full of love in February
Throughout February we’re encouraging our supporters to Love YOUR Tamba.
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31st January 2018

Tamba Award Winners
Volunteers who went "above and beyond" for multiple birth families have their dedication recognised.
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28th January 2018

How "average" is your spending?
How much do you spend on your weekly shop compared to the UK average?
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24th January 2018

Never Have I Ever: Parent Edition
If you've heard of the classic, you'll love this parent edition of the game.
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22nd January 2018

Campaign for Extended Parental Leave
Twin mum Linsey is campaigning for extended parental leave to parents of premature babies.
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19th January 2018

What "Parenting Phrase" do you have Stuck on Repeat?
Take two minutes 'me-time' and tick off which phrases you find yourself repeating.
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15th January 2018

Great news for Expectant Mums and Dads in Scotland
Find out what our exciting news is for parents-to-be in Scotland.
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14th January 2018

Things Parents would Probably Tweet
If you're scrolling through a parent's news feed, you may spot a few of these.
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11th January 2018

Five New Year's Resolutions We've Already Broken
Don't worry, we've come up with one that we can help you keep.
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5th January 2018

12 VERY real struggles for parents
We found 12 relatable gifs that’ll make you go “that’s me”
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29th December 2017

The most unusual baby names in 2017
Do you know an Onyx or Oswin? See which other names have made the list.
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27th December 2017

The Parenting 10 Commandments
When it comes to parenting, for some things there simply is no right or wrong answer.
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22nd December 2017

It's a small world after all
An open letter to all our families.
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19th December 2017

Trip, trip..HOORAY
The number of triplet pregnancies has DOUBLED in Northern Ireland and Scotland is also on the rise
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10th December 2017

A Parent's list of 'Life Essentials'
What life essential could you not live without, now your multiples are in your life?
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7th December 2017

Eve's TTTS Story
A survivor twin will forever remember her sister by the scar their joint illness left on her heart.
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7th December 2017

Lynsey's TTTS Story
Family's best Christmas present of all…..their twin boys.
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26th November 2017

8 Reasons ALL parents are exhausted
More tired than when you woke up? This might be why...
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24th November 2017

What is a parent's favourite time of day?
The life of a multiples parent is challenging, but the rewards are double, treble or quadruple.
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18th November 2017

Tackling Sleep Issues
Sleep (or lack of) can be a real challenge for parents of multiples.Click below to read our tips
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16th November 2017

5 Fun Christmas Activities
Looking for some fun Christmas activities? You've come to the right place
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12th November 2017

7 Life Lessons We Learned from our Kids
They have taught us so much. Here's some wise teachings of toddlers.
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10th November 2017

When I was told it was more than one
"It was the happiest moment of my life." "I felt like I'd won the lottery."
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3rd November 2017

Tamba excited for new venture
We were excited to see the launch of the new Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Centre in Birmingham.
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31st October 2017

Top 10 Baby Names
Have you ever wondered how popular the names of your multiples are?
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28th October 2017

24 Cute Halloween Costumes for Kids
Finding the perfect costume doesnlt have to be difficult. We've come up with some ideas.
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27th October 2017

A-Z of multiples
Practice your ABC's with our A-Z list of twins, triplets and more .
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19th October 2017

Why Lucy truly is a miracle mum
Running around after twins wasn't enough for Lucy.. she added two marathons to her plans as well 
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17th October 2017

Exciting news: Stillbirths decrease for multiples
ONS published data shows multiple birth stillbirths have decreased dramatically 
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14th October 2017

Three Cheers for Tamba Fundraisers
So many lovely photos and stories have been sent to us over the past few weeks.   
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13th October 2017

Sue's Story
Sue's stunning, colourful quilt commemorates the lives of 97 babies who sadly passed away.     
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11th October 2017

Tracey's Story
His name means “little fighter” and that’s exactly what he did until he passed away in the womb.     
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9th October 2017

Part of the solution
We have 18 projects that will contribute to reducing stillbirth, neonatal death and improve birth outcomes.     
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6th October 2017

12 things I wish I'd known while I was pregnant
It's ok if the only thing if you achieve in a day is a shower...   
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29th September 2017

Ross Kemp welcomes twins girls
Yet another star of the screen has joined our gang and excitedly announced the birth of twins.     
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26th September 2017

Helping Hands wins Nursery World Award
Tamba’s Helping Hands team was named as the winner in the “Community Support” category.    
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21st September 2017

10 things we love about being a parent of multiples

It was hard to pick only 10, but we think you'll agree!  
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19th September 2017

18 Challenges for Charlie and Joshua
“Every birthday is still very hard, but the milestones are particularly difficult,”  
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14th September 2017

#Tenner4Tamba
“OINK OINK” – that’s the sound of our hungry piggybank, and he needs your help to get a full tummy.   
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12th September 2017

Question time with our Breastfeeding Peer Supporter
Tamba’s Breastfeeding peer supporters are all mothers who have breastfed their own twins. 
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24th August 2017

Mum's blue light campaign to remember her baby
“TTTS is a term that all families with identical twin and multiple pregnancies dread to hear,” said Lindsey. 
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28th July 2017

Welcome to the world
The incredible pictures in this collection show a detailed account of a twin caesarean birth.
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26th July 2017

Multiples Mingle with the A-Listers
What do Buzz Lightyear, Brian Blessed and David Beckham have in common? We promise this isn't a bad joke.
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21st July 2017

Helping Hands - Nursery Awards 2017 Finalist
We’re excited to tell you our charity, together with Norland College, is a finalist in this year’s Nursery World Awards.
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18th July 2017

Bromley twins give Beyoncé a run for her money
Move over Beyoncé – Bromley has its own twin photo shoot stars! 
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14th July 2017

The first photo of Sir Carter and Rumi has been revealed
Beyoncé has shared the first picture of her twins one month after they were born
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9th July 2017

Tamba celebrates Twins, Triplets and More Week
Spreading the multiple love from far and wide. 
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6th July 2017

Learn More About Twin Growth Charts
Thanks to you, our lovely supporters, we can officially announce that the Twin Pregnancy Growth Charts are here! 
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29th June 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo joins the club
We’re losing count now! HOW many celebrities have been welcomed into the multiples club this year? 
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20th June 2017

Daring Dad defeats The Wall
596 starters.  474 finishers. 1 LONG Wall! .
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16th June 2017

10 Questions all parents of multiples are asked
From "Are they identical?" to "How do you cope?". Here's 10 questions all parents of multiples are asked.
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6th June 2017
Congratulations George and Amal Clooney
George and Amal Clooney announced the exciting news that they have joined the multiples gang
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5th June 2017

#DaringDads
One of Tamba’s #DaringDads will be battling shin splints and aching knees to take on a 69 mile run
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4
th June 2017

Top Tips for Multiples
Parents of multiples share their top tips.
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1
st June 2017

Volunteers Week 2017

Read why Twinline listeners, Rosie, Melanie and Zoe volunteer their time for Tamba.
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26th May 2017

Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson welcomes twins
Tamba has congratulated Hollyoaks actor Kieron Richardson on the safe arrival of his twins via surrogacy.
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21st May 2017

What should the celebs name their twins

With so many celebs expecting twins, Tamba has suggested the best ways to come up with baby names.

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20th May 2017

Tamba celebrates International Clincal Trials Day
On 20th May 2017, organisations across the globe will celebrate International Clinical Trials Day.

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31st March 2017

Congratulations Anton Du Beke
A huge congratulations to Anton and Hannah - they must be excited, nervous and very emotional right now.
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28th February 2017

Photos taken inside the womb show twins in detail
Twins, Sebastian and Henry tell you the story of their birth and show you what little miracles they are

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14th February 2017

Love letters to melt your heart on Valentine's Day
A collection of love letters for our #lovemultiples month of celebrating all things twins and triplets.

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13th February 2017

Sharing the multiples love all over the world
If you haven’t overdosed on love already this month, these pictures are sure to send you over board.

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1st February 2017

Kiss Goodbye to TTTS and Prematurity
The January Blues have officially been banished for another year and we’re now into the month of love.

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20th January 2017

Superstar Fundraisers take on Rough Runner

Twin mum Suzanne, and team, took on the Rough Runner endurance run to raise money for Tamba.
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8th December 2016

Landmarks light up blue for TTTS Awareness Day
Famous landmarks across the UK turned their lights blue for TTTS Awareness Day this week.
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2nd December 2016

How you can celebrate #tinsel4tamba at Christmas

This month we’re excited to launch our #tinsel4tamba initiative and we need YOU to get on board and help us out.
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15th November 2016

Winner of Tamba's Writing Competition 2016

Tamba is excited to announce the winner of our first ever Writing Competition.
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21st October 2016

Twin and Triplet births on the rise

Figures released by ONS show that in 2015 the overall number of multiple births has increased.
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19th October 2016

Tamba supports Our Chance Campaign

Tamba is pleased to announce that it is supporting the Our Chance campaign for safer pregnancies.
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5th October 2016

Baby Loss Awareness Week 9-15 Oct 2016

A chance for parents, families and friends acknowledge precious babies who have sadly died.
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28th September 2016

Young Writers Competition

Tamba is excited to launch our Young Writers Competition celebrating multiples.
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26th September 2016

Health Visitor Week

Health Visitor Week showcases, highlights and celebrates the incredible work of health visitors.
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11th September 2016

Kelli donates winnings from BBC's Pointless

A HUGE thank you to Kelli Young who donated her Pointless winnings to Tamba.
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5th September 2016

TAMBA joins Bereavement Care Network

Tamba is delighted to announce we have joined the Bereavement Care Network.
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