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Multiple birth - triplets or more

If you are pregnant with triplets or more, the birth will need careful planning. The main risk is that they will be born prematurely. Find out more here.

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Multiple pregnancy (triplets or more)

Learning you're pregnant with triplets or more can be a shock, but overall, most parents find having multiple babies to be a positive experience.

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Types of multiple pregnancy

Multiple pregnancies, including triplets and more, are rare but require lots of support. Find out about the different types of multiple pregnancy here.

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Feeding multiple babies

Feeding multiple babies, such as triplets or more, can be challenging at first, but even breastfeeding is possible with some expert help.

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Twins, triplets and multiples

If you are having twins, triplets or more, find out everything you need to know about your pregnancy, the birth, feeding and raising your babies.

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Raising multiple babies

Raising multiple babies - triplets or more - involves planning, hard work, and well designed routines. But with support, raising multiples does get easier.

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Signs of premature labour

Preterm labour is when you go in to labour before your pregnancy reaches 37 weeks.

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Breastfeeding triplets, quads or more! | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Some mothers find breastfeeding one baby demanding. Breastfeeding three or four or more could be viewed as a definite challenge. But many mothers succeed. Knowing how breastfeeding works will help you understand how it is possible to breastfeed twins, triplets, quads or more.

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Breastfeeding twins | Australian Breastfeeding Association

This article is a shortened version of our booklet 'Breastfeeding:twins, triplets and more' in which we have drawn from the experiences of other mothers of twins to put together information and ideas. We hope these will help you deal with the challenges of breastfeeding and parenting your babies.

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Twins and multiple births - Better Health Channel

Multiple births are more common than they used to be, due to the increased use of assisted reproductive techniques, in particular the use of fertility drugs. Older women are more likely to have a multiple pregnancy and, because the average age at which women give birth is rising, this is also a contributing factor.

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