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Lone Twin Network

The Lone Twin Network is a support group run by and for lone twins, whose loss has occurred at or around birth, in childhood or during adulthood. Through twice yearly meetings and personal contact, they offer a friendly and comfortable environment in which to talk openly and honestly about how it feels to be without your twin. To find out more please click here.

Twins Trust

Twins Trust is a nationwide UK charity providing information and mutual support networks for families of twins, triplets and more. To find out more please click here.


The Multiple Births Foundation (MBA) founded in 1988 and has become a national and international authority on multiple births. They are the only charity internationally which employs healthcare professionals dedicated to supporting multiple birth families and educating and advising professionals about their special needs. To find out more click here.


The Twins Early Development Study is one of the world’s premier studies of how genes and environments shape our development from birth to young adulthood. The study is based at King’s College London, under the leadership of Professor Robert Plomin, The TEDS researchers use the latest discoveries in psychology and genetics to untangle the complex interplay between nature and nurture. To find out more please click here.

About Twins is a site targeted to parents, who have or are expecting twins. Through the site, they are introduced to free information about pregnancy, labour, parenting, twin research and other related subjects. To find out more please click here.