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Birth and After - Twins, Triplets or More

Having twins or more? Here's what you need to know about the birth and after

What should you expect during a multiple birth? What can you do to prepare? Click on the links below to learn about birth plans and what happens in hospital. This page also includes information on coming home and managing work and finances in the early days. 

Birth Plans

When can you expect your babies to be born, and how? Click here for more on caesareans, labouring with multiples, pain relief, and what happens if your babies come early

Birth Plans 

Preparing for Your Babies

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

In Hospital

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

In Hospital

Coming Home

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

Coming Home

Work and Finance

How long should you keep working in a multiples pregnancy and what financial help is available when the babies are born? 

Work and Finance

Postnatal Depression

Depression can come in different forms, ranging from a short period of mild depression, the ‘baby blues’ which affect almost half of all mothers in the first few days after birth, to a more intense and long-lasting postnatal depression (PND).

Postnatal Depression

Feeding

How do I feed twins, triplets and more? Read our tips in our feeding pages.

Feeding

 

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