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Founder of TwinsUK, Delyth Raffell, consistently profiles the issues surrounding twins and multiples in the media and is used regularly as a 'twin expert' writing and contributing to many features in the press, magazines, radio, TV and online parenting sites. As an award-winning 'mumpreneur', she has also featured in trade and business articles promoting female entrepreneurship, business start-ups and the life of a multiples specialist retailer!
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Seeking opportunities in TV, Film, Advertising, Modelling, Entertainment, Press or Magazine features or want to take part in twin research? We receive regular requests for twins, triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets and even sextuplets! All backgrounds and ages considered, adults and identical twins and multiples of any age are particularly popular but also expectant mums and dads, partners and siblings, lone twins and families with a history of twins. Register your interest for media opportunities and receive the latest updates as they happen!
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Media Requests
View all the latest media requests and 'Twins Talent' castings within the UK and overseas. Are you seeking twins, triplets or higher order multiples for TV, Film, Advertising, Modelling, Press, Magazines or Research? We can search our extensive membership database and contact suitable members matching your requirements. We will also display your request on our website and in our monthly e-newsletter. Please contact us with a brief description of your requirements along with location and deadline details.
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Want to share information about TwinsUK? You can download our posters, leaflets and multiple birth antenatal appointment cards as well as TwinsUK Logos and selected images. If you prefer to receive any of this information by post, or would like to receive one of our free Welcome Packs, just contact us for more details.
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10 Amazing Facts About Twins - Top 10 things you (probably) didn't know about twins!1. The scientific study of twins is known as "gemellology." The word twin is probably derived from an ancient German word twine, which means 'two together.'2.1 in every 32 children born is a twin (1 in 65 pregnancies results in a twin birth). Twins account for 1.5% of all pregnancies or 3% of the population.3.The twinning rate has risen 50% in the last 20 years. This is attributed to an increase in maternal age, wider use of IVF and assisted conception and advancement of medical technology.4. Fraternal twins do run in the family but only on the maternal line. If a mother herself is a fraternal twin, the chance of conceiving twins increases four-fold.5. The rate for identical twins, or mon read more