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Bereavement Support International Multiple Birth Organizations Just for Parents Other Support Organizations/People Prematurity Publications Research
Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB, Inc.): Founded in 1987, CLIMB, Inc. deals with parents who have experienced the death of a multiple or multiples during pregnancy, birth, infancy or childhood. It publishes the quarterly “Our Newsletter” and has an active parent contact network.
The Compassionate Friends, Inc.: A self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents and siblings.
The Lone Twin Network : A support group run by and for lone twins, whose loss has occurred at or around birth, in childhood and during adulthood.
SIDS Alliance, Inc.: The SIDS Alliance is a private nonprofit (501)(c)(3) organization that funds research for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Additional goals of the organization include creating service delivery systems to better serve families and providing support programs for public education and awareness.
Twinless Twins Support Group, International (US): TTSGI is an organization comprised of nearly 1300 twinless twins. They gather annually for a conference where they share with and encourage each other. Between conferences they telephone, write, and email each other. If you’re not a twin, but you are the parent, sibling, or spouse of a twinless twin who in turn struggles with how to support the surviving twin in your family, they are here for you, too.
Just For Parents
Babynology : A big resource for baby names for all origins worldwide. Various options are available for choosing name for your boy and girl in your preferred origin and culture. Regularly reviewed and updated.
GreatDad.com: A resource for Dads on learning to be fathers, parenting, pregnancy care, adoption, childcare, and raising babies, toddlers, kids, and teens.
Twin Pregnancy and Beyond: Your one-stop resource through all stages of pregnancy, birth, parenting and everything TWIN-between.
Twin Stuff: TwinStuff.com is a site created for twins by twins. There are twin games, twin links, twin events, a lot of “twinformation,” and much more.
Multiple Birth Related
The Center for the Study of Multiple Birth: A nonprofit organization founded in 1977 focused on research, education and public service.
Other Support Organizations
The International Twins Association: The International Twins Association was organized by and for twins in 1934. It is a non-profit, family-oriented organization to promote the spiritual, intellectual, and social welfare of twins and multiples throughout the world.
M.O.S.T. (Mothers of Supertwins): A national, nonprofit network providing information, resources, empathy, and support to families with triplets and more.
Multiplicity: The Special Challenges of Parenting Twins & More – Loss, Prematurity and Special Needs. Lists organizations, print & website resources that may be helpful for parents facing the challenges of raising multiples, working through loss of one or more multiples, or raising one or more premature or special needs child(ren).
Triplet Connection: Triplet Connection, a non-profit, tax exempt organization, is a “Network of Caring and Sharing” for multiple-birth families. It provides vital information to families who are expecting triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets or more, as well as encouragement, resources, and networking opportunities for families who are parents of higher order multiples.
Twins Days in Twinsburg, Ohio: Each year during the first full weekend in August, a festival is held in Twinsburg, Ohio (about 30 miles south of Cleveland). It’s reported to be the largest annual gathering of twins in the world.
Sidelines National Support Network: Sidelines is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing international support for women and their families experiencing complicated pregnancies and premature births.
TWINS Magazine: Bi-monthly parenting magazine providing advice and real life stories regarding multiple children – published since 1984. Targeted specifically to parents of twins, triplets and higher order multiples from prenatal to age 5.
TWINS to QUINTS: The Complete Manual for Parents of Multiple Birth Children, Edited by Rebecca E. Moskwinski, M.D.
The Fetal Hope Foundation‘s mission is to provide support, provide information, fund research, increase awareness and be an outlet for leading medical information pertaining to fetal distresses and syndromes. We are all about arming families and healthcare providers with information and helping to save babies’ lives.
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation, Inc.: Founded in 1992, The TTTS Foundation is an international (501)(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational, and emotional support to families, medical professionals, parents of multiples clubs, and other caregivers before, during or after a diagnosis of TTTS.
Twins Foundation: Nonprofit membership, research information center, and twin registry.