Welcome, Moms and Dads, to a whole new world of excitement and wonder – the world of Marvelous Multiples! You’re not in this alone. We’ve prepared a series of classes just for you, to ensure you are well equipped for life with your new twins, triplets, quads or more. Classes are taught by Registered Nurses who are also Millennial Moms with extensive experience in the care of both Multiples Moms and her babies.
Have questions? We’re here to help. Call (337) 521-9291 to speak to your High-Risk OB Navigator or schedule a personal tour of your delivery experience at Women's & Children's Hospital.
Marvelous Multiples I:
Receive a solid foundation upon which to build your life together. Here you will learn basic information about fertility treatments, types of multiples and prenatal care for your little ones, such as nutrition and weight gain and how to manage pregnancy discomforts. Also, you will become familiar with various forms of fetal health testing, including ultrasounds, amniocentesis, non-stress testing and much more.
Marvelous Multiples II:
This session helps parents of multiples better understand issues that may arise during a multiples pregnancy and how to address each. Topics covered include prematurity risk and NICU care, signs of and treatments for preterm labor, hypertension, gestational diabetes, amniotic fluid and placental complications, twin-to-twin transfusion and how your little womb mates grow.
Marvelous Multiples III & Tour:
Discover the signs and stages of labor, the differences between vaginal and cesarean birth, pain management, recovery, postpartum care, bonding, interaction with siblings and the importance of schedules and routines in the care of multiples. Also included in this session is a guided tour of your multiples birth experience at Women's & Children's Hospital.
Marvelous Multiples IV:
Here, we focus on breastfeeding, pumping and bottle feeding for multiples, as well as beds and safe sleep, clothing, strollers, equipment, etc.