Moving house might be easier!

Written by Kate Ledger, Author and mum to Rori and Scarlett Buckey, 9

Hindsight, as we all know, is a very exact science, as was the scan that would change our lives forever. “How do you feel about two heartbeats?”, the sonographer said as she looked at my husband and me. My husband looked at me with brief confusion and wondered if she meant our baby had two hearts. Of course I knew immediately it was TWINS!

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Fatherhood no monkey business

Written by Carissa Mason and published in the AMBA Magazine

Before he became a dad, Danilo Zivkovic was a zoo keeper, based in the primates enclosure and responsible for the care and wellbeing of 20 chimpanzees, 8 gorillas and a menagerie of other smaller monkey species. Danilo is a one of the rare breed of Aussie dads who stay at home caring for the kids while mum returns to work. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that of the 2.37 million Aussie dads with dependent children in 2009/10, just 106,000, or 4.5 per cent, are stay-at-home dads. 

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A dad's perspective on expecting triplets

Written by Simon Wood, dad to Ava, Blakely and Lacey (2 mths) and Frankie (9), published in the AMBA Magazine
October 2017

A mix of emotions hits most of us when we're told that we're having multiples. From fear to excitement, and feeling completely overwhelmed. It's a rollercoaster ride. Simon shares his story of learning that his wife and he were expecting triplets and the emotions that surfaced during pregnancy.

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Support from the top of Australia

AMBA provides support to families with multiples in Australia no matter where they are located. Read this amazing story about a family with multiples who live 8 hours away from their local club, Townsville & District Multiple Birth Association.

 

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Facebook group supports dads with multiples

Written by Neil Ward. Dad to Connor and Christian. Published in the AMBA Magazine.

Late in 2010, my wife Tina and I were dealt a blow we could never have ever imagined possible – the inability to have children. Once we exhausted all other options, like adoption, we stumbled upon surrogacy, and we now have two amazing boys thanks to a professional team in India. It was a long, complex, ethical, emotional and expensive journey, and I found it difficult for other dads and male friends to comprehend, as they just had no idea about surrogacy, let alone multiples.

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