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Supertwins 101: 101 of the most frequently asked questions about multiple births

Supertwins FAQ 101 Categories:

Supertwins 101 is a list of the 101 most frequently asked questions (FAQs) by not only parents of multiples, but friends, family, the media, the general public, and some by multiples themselves and is the culmination of years of experience working with families of multiples.

The FAQ authors/contributors brought a range of expertise to the project including experience parenting multiples and professional knowledge in the areas of perinatology, neonatology, lactation, developmental pediatrics, psychology, early childhood education, and more.

Reuse of this content without proper citation is a violation of copyright. See our website Terms of Use. To obtain permission to use Supertwins 101 content contact MOST.

Expecting Multiples
Questions from Friends, Family, and the Public
Multiples in the NICU
Toddler Multiples
Infant Multiples
School-age Multiples
Breastfeeding Multiples
Multiple Birth Households
Multiple Birth & Developmenta Delays

For links to specific

topics, see our

Multiples A to Z

Topic Index page

Please Note: MOST provides these FAQs for informational purposes and cautions visitors not to use the content to make treatment decisions without personally consulting a qualified health care provider.

Supertwins 101 Authors and Contributors

Acknowledgments - MOST wishes to recognize the gracious contributions of the following individuals who participated in the Supertwins 101 project:

General Contributors - The following individuals contributed to all sections of Supertwins 101.

Maureen A. Doolan Boyle
    Executive Director of MOST
Sharon Buchwald, MD
    Neonatologist, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville NC
John Elliott, MD
    Perinatologist, Partner, Phoenix Perinatal Associates: Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Good Samaritan
    Regional Medical Center, Phoenix AZ
Victor Klein, MD
    Perinatologist, Great Neck OB/GYN
Tina Lomaka, RN
    Labor and Delivery Nurse, MOST Executive Board
Frank Manginello, MD, FAAP
    Director of Neonatology, The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood NJ
Lisa Nalven, M.D., M.A., F.A.A.P.
    Director, Developmental Pediatrics, Valley Center for Child Development, Ridgewood, NJ
Elizabeth A Pector, MD
    Family Physician, Practice President, Spectrum Family Medicine, Naperville IL
Lauretta Shokler
    MOST Director of Technology, Executive Board.
Diane Wipfler, OTR/L
    MOST Associate Medical Director, Executive Board

Topic Contributors - The following individuals contributed their expertise to specific Supertwins 101 topics.

Bonnie Bisogno-Salsone – Breastfeeding multiples
    Mother of triplets
Carrie Burke - Multiple Births and Developmental Delays
    MOST General Board
Cheryl Clifford - Multiple Births and Developmental Delays
    MOST Executive Board
Lisa DiBona - Breastfeeding multiples
    MOST Executive Board
Felina Gallagher - Breastfeeding multiples
    The Upper Breast Side, NY
Catherine Watson Genna - Breastfeeding multiples
Michal Moyer - Running a Multiple Birth Household
    MOST General Board
Pam Pace - Breastfeeding multiples
    Lactation Consultant, LLL Leader for Multiples
Lora Sattler, RN- Toddler Multiples
    MOST General Board
Kristin Smith - Multiple Births and Developmental Delays
    MOST Executive Board
Lenore Stamm, MA,SDA - Multiple Births and Developmental Delays
    Executive Director, Long Island Infant Developmental Program, Merrick NY
Deborah Sweeney - Questions from Friends, Family, and the Public
    MOST Executive Board
Amy Yarns - Multiples in the NICU
    MOST General Board

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Updated 11/11/09

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