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Journal Vol. 29, No. 4 — Twins and Multiples: More Babies, More Decisions, Same Rights

ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

Twins and Multiples - Bringing back the joy!
Editorial by Emma Ashworth

Expecting Twins - and the world has changed for you!
Mars Lord helps parents who are pregnant with multiples to navigate the care system

Multiple Multiples
Rebecca Freckleton explains the terms used to describe different types of multiples, and how they may impact on your pregnancy and birth decisions

Three's a Crowd - Vaginally born triplets
Rowena Hazell shares the vaginal births of her triplets; a daughter and two sons

Breastfeeding Twins - and more!
Kathryn Stagg shares her knowledge on breastfeeding twins

When mothers know best - the birth of twins
Helen Shallow shares her experience within the NHS of supporting women to birth their twins their way

Protecting Twin Physiology
Chris Warren, independent midwife, explains how she supports normal physiology in multiples pregnancies, with the aim of avoiding unnecessary interventions

Babywearing Twins and Multiples
Nicola Lawson explains how practical carriers and slings are for twins

Doula UK conference (2018) report
by Jo Dagustun

Wigan ARM 20118 Study Day Review
by Ruth Weston

An Interview with Jean Robinson
Emma Ashworth talks to recently retired AIMS Honorary President, Jean Robinson, about her years of supporting families

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