Multiple Births

Tips For Beyonce And George Clooney On The Tricky Task Of Naming Twins

Helen Turier | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Parents
Helen Turier

Tamba's top tip when it comes to names is to beware of choosing names that rhyme, sound similar or are easily confused with each other. We have heard of close calls when it came to administering drugs to babies on the neonatal ward who had very similar sounding names.

Twins: Coming to a Boardroom Near You

Steve Loynes | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Parents
Steve Loynes

There are four primary reasons for multiple births. "It runs in the family" (inherited on the mother's side) and a higher propensity within some ethnic groups; Nigeria has the highest multiple births rates in the world, for example, with Japan among the lowest. However, neither of these are increasing the overall number of multiple births.

Fertility Rate Rises As Average Woman Has Two Children

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There has been a continued fall in the proportion of women giving birth at home, according to new data. In 2010 in England and Wales,...