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Twins and Multiples Clubs provide a lifeline for parents who can become isolated caring for twins, higher order multiples and siblings. TwinsUK supports the vital role of clubs who provide a valuable network of other parents with whom they can relate to and share mutual support and information as well as benefit from regular social activities! There are around 350 twins clubs in the UK and you can search for clubs within the UK and overseas.

If you can't find a club near you, why not think about starting one up? Contact us for details.
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Our Twins & Multiples Club Membership offers a range of benefits for your club including free registration and membership to our unique Affiliate Fundraising Scheme where your members help your club earn commission on their purchases. We also provide a free Welcome Pack and a special club newsletter with details on club promotions, latest news and events.
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Premature Birth - Twins & Triplets in Special Care (SCBU) - In the UK. we have around a 7% premature birth rate with over 40 per cent of all twins and multiples needing some special care - largely because twins are born earlier than single babies and are usually small. Special Care Baby Units (SCBU) aim to provide the care that babies would have had in the womb. supplementing this with help with breathing. feeding and warmth. Babies usually need special care if they weigh under 1.7kg. are less than 32 weeks or have any medical problems. Twins and Multiples Birth Data Average pregnancy length Singletons 40 weeks Twins 37 weeks Triplets 34 weeks Quadruplets 32 weeks Average birthweight Singletons 3.5kg Twins 2.5kg Triplets 1.8kg Quadruplets 1.4kg Premature Birth Babies born early need special care a read more