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** A Multiple Success ! ** *More Than One Event*

To celebrate Twins. Triplets and More Week and World Twin Day there were celebrations all over the UK. The More Than One Event was a fantastic opportunity to share news. views. experiences and all the latest information on multiple births at a fun event at Beamish Museum. Country Durham in the North East.
The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the work done by The Women's Services Directorate based at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne. In addition. we will be raising funds to purchase essential equipment and teaching materials.
The event was a brilliant success with 110 sets of twins. 6 sets of triplets and 1 set of quads attending the picnic. The event was covered by the BBC and Tyne Tees and was also reported in both The Journal and The Evening Chronicle. See our Media Centre for the full reports.
TwinsUK were pleased to sponsor the event by providing goody bags for all the families. The day is all thanks to Sandra Bosman. the multiples specialist midwife with the Women's Directorate at the Royal Victoria Informary.
We hope even more will join an event to be arranged next year.
Pictured are North-born quads Markus. Lucas. Harrison and Lara Miller-Snee who are proving a challenging task to their parents Melanie and Emma from Houghton-le-Spring. The foursome are believed to be only the second set of quads born at Newcastle"s Royal Victoria Infirmary. The couple. who have been together for more than a decade. were helped in their quest for a family with fertility treatment using a sperm donor.

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