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The average length of a pregnancy is:

  • 39-40 weeks for a single gestation
  • 36 weeks for twins
  • 33-34 weeks for triplets
  • 30 weeks for quadruplets
  • 28-29 weeks for quintuplets.
 
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TOYS FOR HIRE:
  • Little Tikes - Car (4 in stock)
  • Little Tikes - Slide (1 in stock)
  • Little Tikes - Whale Teeter Totter (1 in stock)
  • We would like to thank the Lion Foundation for the Grant for the toys.
  • To hire equipment please contact President TeRina Allan on  0211498749
  • There is also a selection of premmie clothing to borrow, and a twin carry front pack
BOOKS:

We have a diverse selection of books available for loan to our members including the following:

Fathering from the Fast Lane - by Bruce Robinson
Practical ideas for busy dads.

Potty Training in One Week - by Gina Ford
Your one stop guide to successful potty training.

Going it Alone - by Natascha Mirosch–Geraldine Johns
The single woman’s guide to Pregnancy & Birth.

Discipline without shouting or spanking – Revised & Expanded Edition - by Jerry Wyckoff, PHD & Barbara C Unell
Practical solutions to the most common preschool behaviour problems.

Sibling Rivalry – Sibling Love - by Jan Parker & Jan Stimpson
What every brother and sister needs their parents to know.

The Complete Book of Breastfeeding - Third Edition - by Marvin S Eiger, MD & Sally Wendkos Olds

Talking to kids about divorce - by Dr Nora Duffield
A book for adults and children.

The Birds and the Bees - by Genelle Gordon
How to talk to your young child about bodies, birth and sex.

Kids Dress ups and Parties - by Georgina Biton
Includes full-sized pattern sheet.

Watties Food in a Minute Cookbook - by Allyson Gofton

Optimum Nutrition for Babies and Young Children - by Lucy Burney
Over 150 quick and tempting recipes for the best start in life.

Baby Food and Beyond - by Alison Holst & Simon Holst

Food in a Minute Cookbook 2 - by Allyson Gofton
All new recipes from the popular TV series.

501 TV Free Activities for Kids - by Di Hodges

Of Course I love you Now get to your room - by Diane Levy
Strategies for raising toddlers to teens in New Zealand.

Father & Child Reunion - by Warren Farrell
How to bring the dads we need to the children we love.

From Birth to Puberty - by Gill Lough & Max Saunders
Helping your child develop a healthy sexuality.

Fear-free Children - by Janet Hall
Recognising your childs fear symptoms, Ideas for overdoming fear & anxieties, Effective confidence – building games, Real-life case studies.

They don’t know whats wrong - by Dr James Le Fanu
Real help at hand if your illness baffles the doctors.

Twins - by Katrina Bowman & Louise Ryan
A practical and emotional guide to parenting twins.

What to expect the toddler years - by Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Murkoff & Sandra Hathaway.

Smart medicine for a Healtheries Child - by Janet Zand, Lac, OMD, Rachel Walton, RN, Bob Roundtree, MD
A practical A-Z reference to Natural and Conventional treatments for infants and children.

A Volcano in my tummy - by Elaine Whitehouse & Warwick Pudney
Helping children to handle their anger.

Edmonds Cooking Class – Kids Lunchboxes

Finding Our Way - by Suzanne Lyons
Life with triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets. A collection of Experiences.

The Same Only Different – by Joan Lingard
Childrens Book – Story about identical twins in rhyme.

Twin Trouble – by Sally Rippin
Childrens Book – for beginning readers.

More Than One – by Lindsay Simpson & Andiee Paviour
Looks at unique needs of twins from conception to school age.

Bully Busting – by Evelyn M Field
How to help children deal with teasing & bulling.

Driven to Distraction – by Edward M Hallowell MD, John J Ratey MD
Recognizing & coping with attention deficit disorder from children thru adulthood.

Babies Need Books – by Dorothy Butler.

And One More – by Kay Brown, Jane Gillies, Claire Parkenson & Gabriella Williams
4 NZ Families share their experiences of Pregnancy, bith & the raising of twins to their school years.

Beyond Toddlerdom – by Dr Christopher Green, Best selling author of toddler taming
Keeping 5 to 12 year olds on the rails.

To borrow any of these books please email manawatu.multiples@gmail.com