Discovering you are expecting twins, triplets or more is a surprise and shock to most, even if they were aware there was a chance! Most parents feel a sense of bewilderment: "How are we going to cope?" "What do I need?" "How will this affect my pregnancy?" "What are the risks?" "What support is there?"
The prospect of birth can be such a daunting one that many parents find it hard to think beyond that miraculous and improbable event. Try to bear in mind that once your babies are here, you will be very busy. The time before they arrive is a great opportunity to research some of the practical issues ahead of you, reading up on everything", from what happens in a multiple birth to twin/triplet sleep routines.
AMBA provides support to families with multiples in Australia no matter where they are located. Read this amazing story about a family who live 8 hours away from their local club - Townsville & District Multiple Birth Association.
AMBA has compiled a list of bloggers, you might like to read these blogs to find out about life with twins and triplets. You can read amazing stories from a dad’s perspective on mental health, family budgets, organisation techniques all the way through to some great craft activities to do with your children.