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Grandparents factsheetHearing you are going to become a grandparent to twins, triplets or more can be a bit of a shock. Some grandparents say they didn't quite know how to respond when they got the news. Hearing that you're going to be a grandparent to one child can be life-changing . Becoming a grandparent to two (or even three or four) grandchildren at the same time can lead to significant lifestyle adjustments for you as well as the parents. It's common to have dozens of questions flying round your head.

Hopefully our grandparents factsheet will help. It has been put together using top tips from those who know - grandparents of twins, triplets or more!The factsheet includes frequently asked questions and personal stories. If you prefer, you can also download the factsheet in three separate sections:

If you have any questions after reading this factsheet please email them to asktwinline@tamba.org.uk or call twinline 0800 138 0509

It can be helpful to speak to other grandparents in a similar situation to you via our closed facebook page, email our support services team for more details. 

If you want to find out more about Tamba's support services, but struggle with English, we can provide you with an interpreter to help you access this service. All you have to do is call the office, or get someone to call on your behalf, on 01252 332344 and request a translator. We will then organise a time and date to give you a call with a translator on the line. Tamba’s translation services are provided by LanguageLine Solutions. who can translate into over 180 different languages. See our translation page for more information.



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Twinline 0800 138 0509. Free support and advice for people expecting twins or already looking after twins.