‘Multiplicity’ is our monthly newsletter, distributed to members electronically. It contains personal stories, a calendar of club events, and loads of other information. Prospective members receive a complimentary issue.
Expectant Parents Information Night (EPIN)
The club hosts information sessions for members and prospective members, these are held bi-monthly. Volunteer parents share their invaluable advice on parenting multiples. It can also be a chance to meet up with other expectant parents. Contact our Epin coordinator on email@example.com to book your place. Upcoming dates for 2019 are as follows:
January 30th Wed (Garden City), March 16th Sat (Carindale), May 22nd Wed (Garden City), July 24th Wed (Garden City), September 28th Sat (Garden City), November 27th Wed (Garden City)
Brisbane Multiple Birth Association Southside have both a public page and closed members only Facebook group, the closed Facebook group provides a forum for members to ask questions seek support and share their multiple birth journey, the group promotes upcoming events and discount opportunities.
Phone Support Contact
The purpose of the member support team is to support members in their areas. Volunteers from our Club committee are just a phone call, text or email away. Contact your local member support contact with any questions or just for a little support.
General committee meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Garden City Library. All financial members are welcome to attend. This is where essential issues and new ideas are discussed.
Club volunteers maintain regular contact with their designated hospital in our region. This person is responsible for supplying the hospital with current resources about our club and its services as well as visiting families upon request.
Breast and Bottle Feeding Contact
We have a volunteer parent (mother) who is available as a support contact for information relating to both breast and bottle feeding.
The club hires out twin breast feeding pillows with members receiving a discounted price. A deposit of $40 is payable in advance when the loan agreement is signed and refunded when the pillow is returned in a clean, undamaged condition. Hire costs are $10.00 per month.
Breast Pump Hire
The club hires out Medela Symphony Electric Breast Pumps, in conjunction with selling associated single and double pump sets, with members receiving a discounted price. Hire costs start at $80 per month (for members). For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Higher Order Multiples Contact (HOM)
Enquiries regarding all triplets, quads or more should be made using the Contact Us form.
Special Needs Register
This register exists for families with a child, other children and or a parent that requires special attention.
Sole Parent Register
This register is for parents of multiples who are separated, divorced, widowed or single and wish to make contact with others in a similar situation.
Check out our Events page for more detail on this.
‘Multiple Playtime’ is for multiples and their siblings of any age, held weekly. This now includes babes and bumps every week – come along to get out and meet and mingle with other multiple parents.
Discounted meals are available for all members to purchase to have on hand on the busy nights.
As well as our regular activities we also arrange family fun days, picnics, dinners, seminars, fundraising events and our ever popular children’s Christmas Party.