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Scotland Mutliple Matters Antenatal Courses 

The course aims to provide expectant couples of multiples in Scotland with information on multiple pregnancy and support and advice on health and wellbeing during pregancy and the first few months following delivery. The session is delivered by a registered midwife with multiple-specific experience and runs from 10am - 3.30pm with a break for lunch (light lunch is provided). The small group numbers allow everyone to get to know one other and many stay in touch with each other after the course, finding a vital support network for when their babies are born. 

What topics are covered?

  • Birth and delivery choices for multiples

  • What to expect in labour

  • How to cope with pain and what choices are available for pain control

  • Weighing up vaginal versus Caesarean birth

  • How to make Caesarean birth special if that is your chosen option

  • Recovery after a Caesarean birth

  • Prematurity

  • What to expect in a Special Care Baby Unit

  • How to breastfeed or feed more than one baby

  • Routines and sleeping

All course attendees receive a free copy of the Healthy Multiple Pregnancy Guides.

This session is sponsored by Awards for All Scotland and is therefore free to attend however must be booked in advance through the tamba webshop as places are limited to 14.  A light lunch is provided.  Please note that Terms and conditions apply, particularly if you need to cancel for any reason.

See our Frequently Asked Questions for further information.

We recommend waiting until after 20 weeks into your pregnancy to attend an antenatal session.

Course Dates

To book please email helenpeck@tamba.org.uk

Unfortunately there are no upcoming dates available. Future dates to be confirmed.

Why attend a Tamba preparing for parenthood seminar?

  • Tamba is the world's leading charity which provides support to families expecting (or who have) twins, triplets or more.
  • Tamba's preparing for parenthood seminars are specially designed for those expecting more than one baby and are ALL delivered by parents of twins or triplets.
  • This seminar is Tamba's MOST POPULAR course which has been designed by Dr Carol Cooper (highly acclaimed author, GP, Tamba Honorary Consultant and mother of twins).
  • The 2 hour seminar focuses on the practical side of having multiples and covers topics such as equipment, feeding, sleeping, getting out and about and routines.
  • Excellent feedback  - 95% of previous course attendees rated this course 'very useful' or 'useful'.
  • Excellent opportunity to meet others also expecting multiples

 

 

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