Multiple Births

Multiple Births

When a woman has more than one baby at a time, it is called a multiple birth. Examples include twins and triplets. Caring for several children born at the same time can be a challenge. Topics on multiple births include:

  • breastfeeding multiples
  • conjoined twins
  • disability in multiple births
  • language and communication
  • twins

More information

Hospital Nursery to Home - English | Spanish

How to Care for Your Premature Baby's Skin - EnglishSpanish

Visit these websites for more information:

Caring for Multiples - March of Dimes

Parenting Multiples - Kids Health for Parents, The Nemours Foundation

Pregnant with Multiples - Resolve: The National Infertility Association

Preparing for Multiple Births - Kids Health for Parents, The Nemours Foundation

When You Are a Twin or Triplet - Kids Health, The Nemours Foundation

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