Multiple Connections is a support community offering a number of engagement opportunities for parents of multiples. Members meet monthly to talk about issues specific to the needs of parents with multiple children. In addition to meetings, Multiple Connections hosts an online community for when you just can’t make it out of the house. There is a monthly club newsletter, guest speakers and a club library with resources on mothering multiples as well as general parenting information and tools. They also have a semi-annual sale where you can pick up or unload gently used clothing, toys and other items.
St. Paul Mothers of Multiples
Mothers of Multiples is a national group whose mission is to provide support and education to mothers of multiple birth children. St. Paul M.O.M. is just one of three local chapters. They have moms only monthly meetings every second Thursday at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in St. Paul. They also host family-focused social events, a semi-annual sale and an annual workshop.
Northside Moms of Multiples
Northside M.O.M. meets the first Thursday of the month at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. In additional to the monthly meetings, they host a number of social events, such as the December cookie exchange, where moms and families can meet and exchange information. There’s also a bi-annual clothing and equipment sale and an extensive library of parenting books and resources.
Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Avenue S
Edina, MN 55435
Fairview Southdale Hospital is one of the busiest birthing centers in the Twin Cities, delivering over 11,000 babies each year. There is a good reason why so many moms come to Fairview Southdale, they offer a number of different birthing options as well as excellent pre- and post- natal care. They also feature a number of different family education classes, including one for expecting parents of twins, triplets and more.
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 East 28th Street
Minneapolis, Minn. 55407
Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of the Allina network of hospitals and clinics, is another large birthing center in the Twin Cities that offers comprehensive care to new and expecting mothers. Abbott Northwestern specializes in high-risk pregnancies, including those with mothers expecting multiple births. They host a number of classes and support groups, including a childbirth preparation class for parents of twins and more.