Caring for more than one infant brings unique joys and challenges, and parents of twins (or triplets) need extra preparation to navigate this very special time. Join our expert Nurse Practitioner/Certified Nurse Midwife (and mother of twins!), for this four-week series, as she addresses the specific needs of a multiple pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum adjustments.
Topics will include:
The unique challenges of a multiple pregnancy and preparing for a multiple birth.
The birth process for multiples.
Feeding options, including breastfeeding multiple babies, and basic newborn care.
Newborn care in hospital, including the care of premature babies.
Self-care, sleep, and adjusting to the emotional challenges of multiple babies.
Ways to develop you community of support, including other parents and online resources.
A guest family of multiples will join virtually on the last night to share their experiences.
Current Class Series
- Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28 - 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Each registrant will also receive an e-card in the mail that will provide access to some online information in support of the content of this virtual class.
All classes in this offering will be conducted virtually.
The Expecting Multiples series meets for 2.5 hours, once a week on the same night of the week in which you register for. *You only need to register for the start date of the 4-class series.
A tour of the Birthing Center is not included with classes. You may view our online Birthing Center Tour at your convenience.
It is recommended that you begin classes after your first trimester and plan to complete your classes by 32-34 weeks of pregnancy.
This offering may be eligible for wellness rewards or reimbursement. Please check with your health insurance provider for program details. (Quartz | Group Health Cooperative)
- A full refund will be issued when cancellation of a class is made 1 week or more prior to the class start date.
- A 50% refund will be issued when cancellation of a class is made less than 1 week prior to the start of the series.
Please complete your registration online by clicking one of the “Register Now” buttons above.
If you have further questions or need to cancel your registration, please call the Women's Health Education Department at (608) 417-8446.
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