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Edward's Perinatology Center is licensed and experienced in treating the most complicated conditions an expectant woman or newborn may face. In fact, we were the first hospital in DuPage County to deliver and care for quadruplets. During our busiest year, Edward delivered 131 sets of twins and five sets of triplets.  For more information, please call (630) 527-3278.  Meet our specialists.

To help you prepare for the birth of your multiples, we have a special prenatal class just for you!

Our MULTIPLES CLASS covers information specific to multiple pregnancy and birth.  There is an on-line portion which covers nutrition and weight gain for multiple pregnancy, good body mechanics and exercises for labor and birth, as well as complications common to multiple pregnancy and signs & symptoms to be aware of.  You will receive the link for the on-line portion with your registration confirmation. The in-person class covers pre-term labor and birth, a tour of our NICU, and a parent panel of couples who have recently given birth to multiples.  If this is your first pregnancy/baby, we also recommend that you sign up for a prepared childbirth class to learn more about labor and delivery, a Babycare PLUS class to teach you how to take care of your new infants, and a Breastfeeding class to round out your prenatal education.   Please register early in your pregnancy so that you can do the on-line class in early pregnancy and plan to attend the in-person classes early in your 2nd trimester.  For more specific information about our Multiples Class, call (630) 527-7685.  To register, call Class Registration at (630) 527-6363.

Postpartum Support for Parents of Multiples
Our Multiples Support is now online through Facebook at  “Edward Multiples”. Post questions or read  tips and advice from other parents of multiples at Edward.  For more information contact Susan Bard at (630) 527-7685 or sbard@edward.org.

We encourage you to also find a local twins club to join that will offer support throughout your child's school years.  There are several local groups available: (for a complete listing, see Illinois Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.)

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801 S. Washington, Naperville, IL 60540 • (630) 527-3000

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