We know what you are going through as you face the excitement, and anxiety, of bringing more than one baby into the world. Our deep expertise in high-risk pregnancy and world-leading care for even the smallest newborns make Brigham and Women’s Hospital a destination for families expecting a multiple birth. More than 200 women give birth here each year to twins, triplets or more. Our Multiples Clinic provides the most relevant tests and monitoring for expectant mothers. With our long history of delivering multiple babies and caring for those born early or small, we can address every newborn need, while helping you learn to care for your babies.
Twins, Triplets and More
More babies can bring more risks. But you can be assured that we offer the full range of specialized prenatal care for multiples and are prepared for even rare situations, including twin-twin transfusion syndrome and discordant growth. Our Multiples Clinic, with on-site ultrasound, provides the right expertise and support.
Have a question about twin or triplet pregnancy? Our doctors, nurses and other professionals almost certainly have answered it before -- always drawing upon the latest knowledge, best practices and a well of compassion. Read our team’s answers to parents’ most frequently asked questions.
Early birth is the most common concern when women carry twins or more. Brigham and Women’s state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is ready for even the smallest babies. We address feeding and other needs for multiples (and their parents). Our family-centered rooms are specially configured for twins and triplets.
Pregnant with twins, Lisa developed a rare, life-threating disorder that required emergency delivery. Her premature twins were brought immediately to the Brigham and Women’s NICU. There, they grew and thrived under the most advanced care. At last, the twins were strong enough to begin their next chapter at home.