Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021

Thousands of families and their friends across the country will join together to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week (9 October - 15 October), which is now in its 19th year.

Introducing our new CEO

This week we welcomed Shauna Leven to the Twins Trust team as our new CEO.

What is the ONE word that you would use to describe life with twins, triplets or more?

Being a parent to more than one can leave parents feeling lost for words so we asked for just one...

Helping parents feel confident they are getting the correct care

NHS England show their support for #TTMWeek and how important it is for our expectant parents to receive the correct care...

5 of the most popular questions asked by parents of twins, triplets or more

After 30 years of service we look at what the most popular questions we receive via Twinline...

Triple the love for a triplet dad

Steven’s girls – Mollie, Poppie and Evelyn – have come on leaps and bounds since their very early arrival at just 26 weeks. Read his story...

The 10 most 'endangered' baby names

We’ve seen name trends come and go but which ones that were once hugely popular that are now in danger of dying out? Find out the top 10...

Why I've been volunteering for 22 years

"I love helping people and even though I may not need the support now, I want to be there for lone families as I know what it’s like." Lucene shares why she volunteers.

We welcome first ever multiple births midwife 'job description'

The Royal College of Nursing has just published a new standard for nursing and midwifery staff in caring for women expecting twins, triplets or more.

What we've achieved during 12 months of a pandemic

It’s been a year of firsts and adapting to ever-changing restrictions but we’re super proud of what we achieved together. Here’s just a few highlights…

More twins are being born than ever before

Twins Trust made national and international headlines following the release of the first comprehensive global overview in Human Reproduction which shows more twins are being born.

Virtual Volunteers Day 2021

Volunteers, staff and trustees all celebrated the 30th anniversary of Twinline at our annual volunteer day which was, for the first time, a wholly virtual event. Read more about the event here...

8 interesting facts about twins you may not have known...

As parents, we all know how amazing twins are but did you know this...? We have 8 interesting facts about twins that you may not have heard yet!

A Headteacher's perspective on home schooling

A headteacher's perspective on homeschooling which we thought was good to share. Be kind to yourself. We're all learning how to cope in this unusual time.

Working from home with twins, triplets or more

We know how stressful it can be when you’re working from home. Here are some tips that we have put together to manage the juggling act.

A parents guide to surviving lockdown with twins, triplets and more

If you're looking ahead to weeks of being at home with your children, we have put together some top tips to help.

Pandemic-proof your family Christmas

This Christmas it may be hard not to feel a little Grinchy, thanks to Covid. But there are still many ways to pandemic-proof Christmas

My breastfeeding journey

Lucy is now one our peer supporters, helping others with feeding challenges. She shares her own breastfeeding journey...

Impact of Covid on our families

Almost 80% of families who took part in our survey about the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic said it took a toll on their mental health.

Lockdown and twins, triplets or more with special needs

We chat to the lovely ladies Mandy and Kate from ‘Too peas in a podcast’

When were your babies' names most popular?

When were the names of your twins, triplets or more were most popular? Find out in this graph...

A twin mum's tips for dealing with anxiety

"I think as parents of twins we definitely experience heightened anxiety. I promise it’s not just you." Melanie shares her thoughts...

Improving families' mental health with crisis support

Our crisis support helps families to address their challenges and make significant improvements.

6 Ideas to Help Mark the First Day of School

Whether it’s back to school or the very first day, here are some ways to mark this special occasion for your twins, triplets or more.

Top 10 Baby Names for Boys and Girls

Have you ever wondered how popular the names of your twins, triplets or more are? We've got the stats...

You know you're a grandparent to twins, triplets or more when...

There's lot of giveaway signs that show you're a grandparent to twins, triplets or more.

A-Level results in 2020

A-level students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be on tenterhooks today waiting for the results of exams that they didn’t even sit.

Should twins, triplets or more be in the same school bubble?

An increasing number of parents have been seeking our help with bubbles over the past few weeks.

David's story

“It was a difficult time for all four of us,” said David, who says his wife is the most amazing mum. "The routine that we had suddenly was not working for us.

Should twins and triplets be kept together or apart at school?

We've rounded up what a worldwide ICOMBO study found.

6 Reasons why being a grandparent of twins, triplets or more is the best job in the world

Here's why being a grandparent to twins, triplets or more is the best!

Question time with 4 year old twins

Ever wondered what the best job in the world is according to a 4 year old? Or where they think babies come from?

The world according to twin and triplet toddlers

Because Big People just don’t understand us, we wrote this list so you can see things our way!

Being a Teenage Twin

"Being a teen twin is strange. I have never known any different, of course, but sometimes I wonder..." Amy shares her thoughts on being a twin.

My little pandemic miracles

"On Wednesday April 1st, I gave birth to my twin boys, Ben and Charlie. My little pandemic miracles!"

How Lorna supports families with twins, triplets or more

During national volunteers week, we chat to one of our Norland trained volunteers.

Here for all families at all times

"We could not believe our luck. We had always wanted twins! We were so excited and I was keen to do everything right ..."

Home Schooling with Multiples - Triple the errrr ‘fun’!

Summer term is a bit different. Triplet dad, Paul Mason, shares his experience of home schooling.

Connecting with grandparents of twins, triplets or more during the pandemic

Here are some things you can do to maintain regular contact.

Home isolation with your baby twins, triplets or more (0-6 months)

Support for parents of multiples age 0-6 months

A letter to supermarket CEOs

Twins Trust has written to CEOs about restrictions of sales of formula milk and nappies due to Covid-19.

Our annual volunteer day celebration

More than 50 volunteers joined us for our annual event. Thank you to all of our volunteers, we couldn’t do the work we do without you.

Results from prem baby prevention study

Hundreds of families from Twins Trust took park in the STOPPIT2 study - your support helped answer an important question.

Do your Babies have "Retro" Names?

What have you called your twins, triplets or more? It seems some of the most popular baby names in the 1950s are still a top choice.

A blog by me - Isabelle (aged 7)

My name is Isabelle and I’m a twin.  My twin sister is called Sophie. I wrote this blog for Twins Trust on what it’s like being a twin. 

Twin parents tell powerful stories as we turn 40

Founder members mingled with MPs and Lords at a special event to celebrate Twins Trust's 40th.

Judi's story

Judi Linney tells us all about her experience of having twins in the 70's and how she became one of the founders of Twins Trust over 40 years ago...

Supporting Parents with Postnatal Depression

What’s the single most important thing you can do for yourself or a loved one? Ask. For. Help.

Why being a grandparent to twins or more is so special

So you are a grandparent of twins, triplets or more. We think you are awesome, here’s why we think being a grandparent to twins, triplets or more is so special...

Tamba is Changing

We have new, ambitious objectives that will help more families with twins, triplets and more than ever before. Take a look at what we’re going to achieve...

National Report highlights rapid drop in twin stillbirths and neonatal deaths

Report shows rapid drop in twin stillbirths and neonatal deaths.

Research Answers "Together or Apart at School?" Question

A researcher has been looking into the “together or apart at school” question, investigating the impact it has on twins, triplets or more. Read more...

Twin pregnancy growth charts launched

Our twin pregnancy growth charts are now available and being used in hospitals. They're a world first and it's thanks to you.