How can our club help you?

Just found out you are expecting twins or more?

Are you expecting twins, triplets or more and not sure how your pregnancy will be different or how you will cope when your babies arrive?

Don’t panic! Help is at hand. There are a number of ways we can help:

  • Come to one of our weekly meet-ups or events:
    See what it’s all about by talking to other twin parents. Observe the buggy options in action!
  • Come to our fortnightly Bumps and Babies group – you are likely to get hands on experience!
  • Find useful information here on the Twickenham Twins’ club website
  • Participate in the Twickenham Twins’ club Facebook group
  • Browse our second hand For Sale items on the Facebook page

Twickenham twins club advice line

If you have any issues that are troubling you (this could include sleeping, feeding, crying, behaviour, discipline or school issues) simply put your question on our Facebook page. Often those who have posted in the Twickenham Twins’ Club Facebook page for support have started a long advice thread with lots of tips!

Other help available locally:

  • The Multiple Births Foundation holds prenatal meetings in London for parents and grandparents expecting a multiple birth. See website for upcoming dates http://www.multiplebirths.org.uk/expecting.asp
    The evenings run from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, and begin with an illustrated talk by the MBF’s Director, Jane Denton RGN RM or Margie Davies RGN RM, the MBF’s Midwifery Liaison Officer.
    They are followed by question time with a local twins club – very often the Twickenham Twins Club!
    Venue: Seminar Room, Hammersmith House, behind Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12.
    Advance booking necessary on: 0208 383 3519 – Cost – £5 per person
  • Homestart – Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support in the early years when their children are young. Sometimes raising a family can be overwhelming, particularly if your family is going through difficult times or if you have twins or triplets.  Local charity Home-Start Richmond can help if you have a child or several children under five and are experiencing difficulties. Are you feeling isolated, with no family or friends nearby? Or suffering with post-natal illness but finding it hard to talk to anyone about it? Or struggling to cope with the demands of two babies or toddlers? You could be supported by a volunteer who would visit you at home for a few hours a week to offer emotional and practical help. Last year, Home-Start Richmond’s volunteers helped over 240 families with 544 children in the borough of Richmond upon Thames.
    Contact Homestart – 020 8487 8500 or . You can also find out more at www.homestart-richmond.org.uk