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Expecting Twins, Triplets or More!

Expecting Twins, Triplets or More!

Parents who are having twins, triplets or more are sometimes overwhelmed at the prospect; others feel excited and special. Click on the links below for tips on having a healthy multiple pregnancy, dealing with common ailments and complications, and how to get the best from antenatal care when you are pregnant with twins, triplets or more.

Finding Out You're Having Twins, Triplets or More

Expecting twins, triplets or more? Find out about identical and non-identical babies, why people have multiples, and how to plan for the future

Finding Out

Looking After Yourself 

Staying comfortable and getting what you need: how to look after yourself with more than one baby on board

Looking After Yourself

Triplets or more

Finding out you're expecting triplets, quads or even more may be quite overwhelming! Read our triplets or more factsheet here

Triplets or more

Complications

There are conditions that are more common in multiple pregnancies and they are worth watching out for.

Complications

Partners

Finding out your partner is expecting not one… but two or more babies at once can be even more terrifying, overwhelming and joyful.

Partners

Tamba's 5 Steps

Tamba’s 5 steps to preparing for multiples helps you navigate your way through your multiple birth pregnancy journey.

5 Steps

Antenatal Care

What you need to know about scans, screening tests and making the most of antenatal check-ups when you're pregnant with twins, triplets or more

Antenatal Care

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Read why TTTS happens, warning signs, treatments, and personal stories from those who have come through it.  

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Pregnancy Countdown Tool

Tamba's Pregnancy Countdown Tool is designed to help you feel supported and to enable you to make informed choices about your pregnancy and the care you receive.

Pregnancy Countdown Tool

Common Symptoms

Your body is doing something amazing: nurturing those babies. Meanwhile, other bits are starting to ache – or make you throw up. Find out what you can do to minimise the discomforts of a multiple pregnancy

Common Symptoms

One Parent Families

We have a one parent fact sheet which includes helpful information, frequently asked questions and stories.

One Parent Families

Grandparents

Hearing you are going to become a grandparent to twins, triplets or more can be a bit of a shock. Read more here.

Grandparents

 

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