After the birth of your babies, whether you had a vaginal delivery (spontaneous or Induction) or caesarean section (elective/planned or emergency), you will all be recovering from the experience, as well as learning a lot in a short time about what newborns need.

A lot of what happens next will depend on how straightforward the pregnancy and birth have been.

Neonatal care

Around 40 percent of multiples need some extra help in hospital after the birth. This is known as ‘special’ or ‘neonatal’ care. This can be a scary time but we are here to support you.

Coming home

Coming home with your babies after having given birth is a big moment for you all as it is the start of family life. 

Birth trauma

Multiple pregnancies carry higher risks than singleton pregnancies and in labour extra measures are recommended to look after you and your babies. Whilst rare, multiple pregnancies can put women and their partners at higher risk of experiencing birth trauma.