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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


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

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

Preparing for Your Twins, Triplets or More

Use the time before your babies arrive to sleep and read up on feeding, arrange some help and ask parents who already have young twins, triplets or more what products really work

Preparing for Your Babies

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

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

Complications

Most women have healthy multiple pregnancies, but a few do need extra monitoring or interventions because of conditions that can occasionally arise. Read more here

Complications

 

 

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