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Multiple births

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Multiple birth - triplets or more

If you are pregnant with triplets or more, the birth will need careful planning. The main risk is that they will be born prematurely. Find out more here.

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Types of multiple pregnancy

Multiple pregnancies, including triplets and more, are rare but require lots of support. Find out about the different types of multiple pregnancy here.

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Multiple pregnancy (triplets or more)

Learning you're pregnant with triplets or more can be a shock, but overall, most parents find having multiple babies to be a positive experience.

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Pregnant with twins

If you're pregnant with twins, a healthy lifestyle and diet will help you cope with your pregnancy and give your babies the best start in life.

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Raising multiple babies

Raising multiple babies - triplets or more - involves planning, hard work, and well designed routines. But with support, raising multiples does get easier.

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Feeding multiple babies

Feeding multiple babies, such as triplets or more, can be challenging at first, but even breastfeeding is possible with some expert help.

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Giving birth to twins

Twins are more likely to be born early, often before 38 weeks, so it's important to understand your birth options.

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Twins, triplets and multiples

If you are having twins, triplets or more, find out everything you need to know about your pregnancy, the birth, feeding and raising your babies.

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Raising twins

Find out more on how to get your twins to sleep, what the 'twin bond' is and dealing with sibling rivalry.

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Types of twins

There are two types of twins - fraternal twins and identical twins.

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