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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’...

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...

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)....

Whether you can delivery vaginally with twins depends on a number of factors

Whether you’ve had a previous Caesarean How your babies are lying in the uterus and whether either of them is engaged. You’ll likely...

Will I be able to tell if I’m pregnant with twins, triplets or more?

It’s impossible to say. Some multiples mums say their symptoms were the same as singleton pregnancies, some say they were far worse; as with...

I’m starting to think about preparing a nursery for my babies. Is there anything in particular i need to know?

Our best advice here is to speak to other multiples mums! We’ve been there, done that and got the t-shirts. We’ve all had different...

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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...

Haemorrhoids

Increased pressure to the lower abdominal area, along with bouts of constipation can result in the swollen blood vessels that are Haemorrhoids. As with...

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...

Newborn Care

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...

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Get Organised with Home Learning

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

Nappy Changing

Especially with multiples, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got everything to hand before you start stripping off babygrows and dirty nappies and risk...

Aneamia

Low iron is not uncommon during pregnancy and contributes to making you feel even more tired than creating several humans does already. You should...

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....

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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...

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...

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 Babies

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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 can I expect in the first few days after the babies are born?

In essence; a whole lot of feeding and changing, and not a lot of sleep! In all seriousness, though, do take every single opportunity...

I’m starting to think about preparing a nursery for my babies. Is there anything in particular i need to know?

Our best advice here is to speak to other multiples mums! We’ve been there, done that and got the t-shirts. We’ve all had different...

How long am I likely to be in hospital for?

This totally depends on your circumstances; what your birth was like, how you’re recovering, if it’s your first birth, how far you live from...

The First Few Weeks

If you feel up to it, try to get showered and dressed when you wake up in the morning. We know if you’ve had...

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...

Aneamia

Low iron is not uncommon during pregnancy and contributes to making you feel even more tired than creating several humans does already. You should...

Foot and Knee Trouble

More fluid circulates round your body in pregnancy and, owing to gravity, some of it collects in your feet. If they swell up, avoid...

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...

Doula Support

Coping with Crying Babies

Many mums say one of the hardest parts of being a mum is having a crying baby and not knowing why they’re crying. While...

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...

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)....

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Get Organised with Home Learning

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...