Better Health for Twins & Multiples: From Conception to School & Beyond.
Twins and parents of twins are invited to join with health professionals and researchers in this unique free community forum. You’ll hear from international and Australian experts about the latest findings on multiple-birth pregnancy, birth, early parenting, adolescence and beyond. Plus, join in the conversation about what twins need from researchers, health professionals and government to live happy and healthy lives.
Please note due to safety requirements, children under the age of 16 years are not permitted to attend.
Leading Australian multiple-birth obstetrician, Professor Mark Umstad: Current issues in managing multiple pregnancy and birth.
Specialist twin/multiple-birth psychologist, Dr Katie Wood:Raising twin children from childhood to adolescence.
Multiple-birth development expert, Professor Karen Thorpe:Twin children’s language, social development and transition to school.
Audience and expert panel discussion: Gaps, challenges and next steps in addressing the needs of twins and the multiple-birth community.
International keynote speaker
Advocating for multiples: how can we best work together – researchers, health professionals, government – to benefit the lives of twins, multiples and their families.
Keith Reed, CEO, Twins and Multiple Births Association (TAMBA UK)
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Click here to view a map of the University of Melbourne, with directions to the Kwong Lee Dow building.
Available parking: metered on-street parking is available around the venue; or private parking stations; or find University of Melbourne parking information here.
Public transport information can be found here.
Registration is free and includes lunch.