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What is a Doula? Have you ever heard of one? It’s a woman employed by expecting mothers to help them through pregnancy and the first...

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I’ve already got one child. How will this multiples pregnancy differ from my previous experience?

As we said before, every woman is different and every pregnancy is different. From talking to multiples mums, there are a few common factors...

Should I eat for two? Or three… or four…

In a word; No! Sorry to be killjoys, but as long as you’re eating the right things - plenty of nutrients in a balanced...

What else can I do to make sure I have a healthy multiples pregnancy?

While we’d suggest following pretty much the same advice as with a singleton pregnancy, a multiples pregnancy can be more taxing on your body...

When will I know how many babies I’m carrying?

Again, every pregnancy is different. Some families find out very early on they’re expecting multiples, while others - especially if one or more of...

So you’re actually having twins, triplets or more. Now what?

Expecting multiples can be a huge shock, the best news you’ve ever had or the cause of great worry and stress (or all three)....

Should I be taking prenatal vitamins or supplements? And is there any medication I shouldn’t be taking?

If you’re not already taking it, as soon as you find out you’re pregnant, start taking folic acid as it’s important for your babies’...

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Indigestion

Indigestion, heartburn or acid reflux can be a symptom you encounter as your bump grows. As your babies get bigger they also push against...

How will my Babies look?

Although you’ll have been bombarded with images of chubby cheeks and rolls of fat for the past eight months (or less), chances are your...

What will my babies be monitored for in NICU?

Babies born prematurely are monitored for a number of different reasons, including; Jaundice, as their little systems might not be able to do what...

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I’m having slight spotting and bleeding in my multiples pregnancy. Should I be concerned?

Whether it’s accompanied by pain or not, you should always, always check out vaginal bleeding straight away with your healthcare provider or local hospital...

So you’re actually having twins, triplets or more. Now what?

Expecting multiples can be a huge shock, the best news you’ve ever had or the cause of great worry and stress (or all three)....

Finding Support

For even the most prepared of mums, being pregnant with and delivering multiples can sometimes be a stressful or at times traumatic experience and...

Nausea

Morning sickness is really badly named. While some women do get a bout of acute nausea in the mornings, others get it in the...

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I’ve been told there are two sacs in my uterus, but then my doctor said it might not be twins. I’m confused…

If you discover very early on you’re having twins - in the first trimester - you’ll be told doctors can see two sacs and...

Should I be taking prenatal vitamins or supplements? And is there any medication I shouldn’t be taking?

If you’re not already taking it, as soon as you find out you’re pregnant, start taking folic acid as it’s important for your babies’...

General Info about Premature Babies

While being pregnant with twins, triplets or more can be an exciting time, it can also be an anxious time, because multiples pregnancies have...

Premature Babies

Caring for your Babies while they are in NICU

Although you might be restricted with how much physical contact you have with your babies depending on the gestation they were born and their...

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

If your babies are born before 37 weeks, chances are they’ll spend at least some time in the NICU where they’ll receive 24-hour care....

Finding Support

For even the most prepared of mums, being pregnant with and delivering multiples can sometimes be a stressful or at times traumatic experience and...

What will my babies be monitored for in NICU?

Babies born prematurely are monitored for a number of different reasons, including; Jaundice, as their little systems might not be able to do what...

General Info about Premature Babies

While being pregnant with twins, triplets or more can be an exciting time, it can also be an anxious time, because multiples pregnancies have...

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Having twins or triplets or even one child is challenging and not just physically, but mentally too as they almost always have different personalities,...

Look After Yourself

Cuddling Multiples!

We all know newborn baby snuggles are just the best. The warmth, the softness, that lovely new baby smell… But how do you do...

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Not related to carpel tunnel syndrome, but endlessly irritating, can be a loss of grip or hand-strength. Save buying or using expensive glasses until...

Recovering from having Multiples

Recovering from childbirth is hard enough with a singleton baby; with twins, triplets or more, it’s likely your body won’t know what’s hit it....

I’ve been told there are two sacs in my uterus, but then my doctor said it might not be twins. I’m confused…

If you discover very early on you’re having twins - in the first trimester - you’ll be told doctors can see two sacs and...

Common Symptoms

Backache

Up until around the second trimester, your bump will probably grow much like a singleton pregnancy – but hold on! Commonly, from around 20...

Nausea

Morning sickness is really badly named. While some women do get a bout of acute nausea in the mornings, others get it in the...

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Not related to carpel tunnel syndrome, but endlessly irritating, can be a loss of grip or hand-strength. Save buying or using expensive glasses until...

Indigestion

Indigestion, heartburn or acid reflux can be a symptom you encounter as your bump grows. As your babies get bigger they also push against...

Doula Support

When will I know how many babies I’m carrying?

Again, every pregnancy is different. Some families find out very early on they’re expecting multiples, while others - especially if one or more of...

Establishing a Daytime Routine with Multiples

You may well have come from a high-powered job with many demanding tasks each day. Well, you’ve just walked into another one! While your...

Should I eat for two? Or three… or four…

In a word; No! Sorry to be killjoys, but as long as you’re eating the right things - plenty of nutrients in a balanced...

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Having twins or triplets or even one child is challenging and not just physically, but mentally too as they almost always have different personalities,...

Look After Yourself

What should I do? Taking care of yourself during a multiples pregnancy starts with eating well – except that little research has been done on...

Doula Support

What is a Doula? Have you ever heard of one? It’s a woman employed by expecting mothers to help them through pregnancy and the first...

Indigestion

Indigestion, heartburn or acid reflux can be a symptom you encounter as your bump grows. As your babies get bigger they also push against...

Caring for your Babies while they are in NICU

Although you might be restricted with how much physical contact you have with your babies depending on the gestation they were born and their...

Causes of Premature Birth

Although it isn’t always possible to determine the reason a baby is born early, there are some possible causes; If you’ve had a previous...

Premature Birth

Babies born early are likely to need extra care and monitoring to help them gain weight and mature fully outside the womb. Babies born...

Want to help Others?

If you’ve experienced a premature baby - whether in NICU or not - and have come out the other side, you might want to...

How will my Babies look?

Although you’ll have been bombarded with images of chubby cheeks and rolls of fat for the past eight months (or less), chances are your...

Coping while your Babies are in NICU

Although you’ll know your babies are receiving the vital care they need in the NICU, it’s common to feel you’ve missed out on so...

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

If your babies are born before 37 weeks, chances are they’ll spend at least some time in the NICU where they’ll receive 24-hour care....

What will my babies be monitored for in NICU?

Babies born prematurely are monitored for a number of different reasons, including; Jaundice, as their little systems might not be able to do what...