You may have come to our website through your Obstetricians office, Delivery Hospital, a fellow parent of Multiples or found us through recommendations on leading parenting resources, so firstly CONGRATULATIONS! Twins are a true blessing, you can do it and we are here to support you every step of the way.
With the prestigious International Maternity and Parenting Institute certification, we remain the ONLY specialised group of Ob/GYN’s, Labor & Delivery RN’s, Midwives, IBCLC’s & Lactation Consultants, Social Workers, CPR/First Aid & Carseat Certified Teachers, Doula’s, Sleep Consultants, Baby Planners and more worldwide. Most importantly each staff member is a Mother to Multiples – both twins and triplets. We are also the first point of call for Celebrities expecting Twins, if you follow our social media you can see a few familiar faces on there with testimonials.
As a Team of Twin & Triplet experts we are seen as outstanding leaders in the multiples community and this unique expertise is brought together into Twin Love Concierge – a consultancy created to give multiples parents the personalised support and T.L.C they deserve.
Our classes and services extend all around the world including the USA, UK and Europe. Where we don’t have an Associate in person we reach parents via skype consultations and webinars. It is such a privilege to be part of this amazing Multiples community so please don’t hesitate to get in contact so we can help you be excited and not overwhelmed!
International Maternity and Parenting Institute (IMPI-CBP)
President, Central London Twins Group
Twin Love Concierge Team Members
Kylie Galfione – MD. TLC’s Associate for the Houston area is a proud mother to three beautiful girls – her eldest a singleton, followed by fraternal twin girls two years later. Kylie is also a part time practicing obstetrician/gynecologist. As an ob/gyn, Kylie has always enjoyed educating and counseling women on prenatal issues as well as giving post-partum, and specifically breastfeeding, support. However, after becoming a mother herself, and particularly after becoming a mother to twins, Kylie realized her desire to provide care and support extended beyond just the medical realm. She joined TLC in order to provide that additional support. Kylie is available for advice and counseling regarding prepartum preparations, including house/nursery/life organization, and purchasing of appropriate gear, as well as addressing postpartum issues, breastfeeding and adjusting to life with multiples, including establishing schedules and routines, sleep training and general early childhood care. Most importantly, she enjoys helping women become happy and successful mothers. You can contact Kylie at email@example.com for more information on our Houston services.
Jacquelyn Ingram – LM, CPM, IBCLC. TLC’s LA Lactation Associate is a California licensed midwife, IBCLC, and mother to boy/girl twins. Her passion is global health, and travels internationally as a midwife volunteer and educator. She is from Homer, Alaska and currently developing an Alaska native birth companion program, with goal to provide labor support to women who must travel out of their community for their birth. Jacquelyn is excited to join the TLC team, and looks forward to meeting parents of multiples in upcoming breastfeeding twins classes. Please contact Jac at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about our Lactation classes services in Los Angeles and surrounds.
Allison Merriman – MA. TLC’s San Francisco Associate, is a licensed Literacy Specialist as well as mother to 3.5 year old Evelyn and 1.5 year old twins, Abby and Jack. Her passion has always been working to support young children, beginning as a camp counselor and nanny (to identical twin boys!) and continuing on to become an elementary school teacher and Literacy Specialist, coaching parents and educators on how to best teach children to develop a love for reading, writing and language. Upon finding out that she would be having twins, Alli, always a planner, felt nervous about having no idea what to expect. Luckily, she was able to connect with and get advice from other moms of multiples through an online group as well as her local Parents of Multiples chapter. She quickly became involved with her local group, mentoring new parents through their “Angel Mom” program as well as by becoming the group’s Playgroup Coordinator. Working as TLC’s Associate for the San Francisco Bay Area seemed like a natural next step and a great way to share her experiences with expecting and current parents of multiples. Please contact Alli at email@example.com for more information about our services in San Francisco.
Lauren Lappen – MA. TLC’s Sleep Associate, is the proud mother of an older daughter Ellie and fraternal twin girls Kira and Rebecca. Lauren is a graduate from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Psychology and Educational Studies, and has an MBA from Babson College. She is also a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant by the Family Sleep Institute and an ICF certified Coach through Fielding Graduate University. Lauren always had a desire to use her coaching to help parents of young children and channels her passion for sleep by transforming the lives of parents struggling to get the well deserved sleep they need. You can reach Lauren at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our online Twins & Sleep class or private sleep consulting.
Kate DiRienzo-Payne. TLC’s LA Associate, has lived in Los Angeles for over 12 years. Living so far from her family in Boston meant she and her husband were going to be traveling the road to twins without the close-by support of their families. Kate set out on learning everything there is to know about twins – classes, pregnancy books, testing products to speaking with other twin moms for advice. Along with raising two happy, healthy, adventurous twin boys, she is focused on helping other twin moms in the Los Angeles area giving each other the personalised support they need. You can also follow her journey at www.kidskillcoolness.com. Please contact email@example.com for more information on our LA services.
Joanna Navarrete – CPRC,IMPI-CBP. TLC’s USA President, Fairfax Associate and mother to three beautiful children – one girl and a set of fraternal boy/girl twins. Born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, spent 4 years in Charlotte and Nashville working in Maternity Stores and has lived in Miami for more than 20 years. She is bilingual English/Spanish and a graduate from the prestigious International Maternity and Parenting Institute alongside being CPR certified. She also has a Techinician Certification as part of NHTSA’s National Standardized Child Passenger Safety Training Program. Joanna is experienced in both retail maternity and baby gear and has featured on the infamous UnNuevo Dia con Adamari Lopez as their resident ‘twin expert’. She embraced motherhood by instilling herself in every newborn facet she could find. Between classes, books, blogs and mommy groups participation she developed a broader sense, which helped her with not only her own family, but others that asked for multiples support. Vetting a passion on all types of baby gear, from strollers to pacifiers, she immersed herself in finding practical, fashionable and functionality. Alongside being an active leader in the Florida multiples groups, Joanna also is a key member of hispanic multiples communities offering an online class in Spanish once a month. You can contact Joanna at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our Fairfax and Hispanic services.
Alison Dobbins, TLC’s Philly and New Jersey Associate, is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia Area and the proud mother of identical twin girls and newborn daughter. Twin pregnancy took Alison by surprise and she was thrilled to find the support of her local Mothers of Multiples club. She credits the advice and example of the experienced members for her own ability to handle the challenges of twin motherhood – and the ability to enjoy the awesomeness that is being a twin mom! As her twins got older, Alison realized how much she enjoyed helping new moms of multiples in their own journeys. She felt lucky to be able to provide the same level of advice and support she had been so grateful to receive. No one understands quite like another mom of multiples! She’s held several leadership positions in her local Mothers of Multiples group and is looking forward to helping moms of multiples throughout the tri-state area. You can reach Alison at email@example.com for more information on our Philadelphia area services.
Lindsay Castiglione – LC, TLC’s Connecticut Associate, is the mother of two sets of twins, an identical five year old boy set, and a three year old boy/girl set. She was born and raised in Cape Cod, MA, and married a Submariner in the U.S. Navy, so now home is where the Navy takes them. She has her B.S. in Social Work, and focused on helping support parents of young children before starting her own family. Lindsay’s twin pregnancies were as different as night and day; Her older boys had complications requiring delivery at 30 weeks with a 7 week NICU stay, but her younger set had no complications and were born healthy as can be at 38 weeks. Breastfeeding was very different for each set, but equally as important, and her varied experiences motivated her to become a Certified Lactation Counselor in 2015. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our Connecticut services or online Breastfeeding Twins Class details.
Cristy Hamilton – RN, MSN, FNP-C. TLC’s Denver Associate, has fraternal twin boys named Liam and Tyler and grew up in Colorado most of her life. Cristy enjoys working part time in a fulfilling career as a family nurse practitioner in a clinic setting. She received both her bachelors and masters degrees in nursing from the University of Colorado and holds a board certification by the AANP. Cristy has always had a calling to help people. After joining her local twins club and surviving the first year of twins, she started working with the new twin moms and loves helping them find their way through this amazing experience. You can reach Cristy at email@example.com for more information on our Denver services.
Emily Lindblad NCS,PD – TLC’s Triplet and Boston Associate, is a trained Postpartum Doula and certified Newborn Care Specialist providing perinatal support and education to Massachusetts families of multiples. Emily is also the mother of Triplets and knows first-hand that welcoming multiple newborns can be a daunting task. By providing practical tools and assistance, Emily provides families with the skills and confidence needed to successfully transition to life with twins, triplets, or more. For more information on our Boston classes or to contact Emily, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jessica Sprankle – TLC’s South Carolina Associate, is the mother of 5 year old boy/girl twins. The news of being pregnant with twins took Jessica and her husband by surprise as they learned about this in the middle of a cross country move. After reading all of the books and doing all of the Google searches she could do, she thought she was prepared for the journey ahead, but quickly realized there is always more to learn. Jessica’s lack of support during her pregnancy and at the beginning of her twins’ lives has lead to her strong desire to want to help others to be informed of what to expect as well as provide resources for support. After recently moving back to her hometown of Charleston, SC and getting involved with the start up of a local multiples group, she is committed to sharing her experiences and advice to help ensure expecting parents have all the tools for a smooth transition into the joys of multiples parenting. You can reach Jess at email@example.com for more details on our Charleston and Columbia services.
Adrienne Hutchinson – TLC’s Seattle associate, is a mom to 3-year-old boy/girl twins, a 6.5 year old daughter, and a 9 year old son. She knows first-hand how to balance the life with kids of different ages. Before kids she earned her degree in early childhood education and taught in elementary school for 10 years. Adrienne is also passionate about exercise and has been steadily working with other moms groups to build a stronger mind and body. She recently ran her first half marathon and competed in a 200 mile relay race. Adrienne is part of the largest multiples group in Seattle and is familiar with using various resources to help navigate and survive the daily life of twins. You can reach Adrienne at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on our Seattle services.
Shari Crandall – TLC’s Westchester Associate, is the mother of fraternal girl/boy twins. As a member of the Lower Westchester Moms of Multiples Club, Shari coordinated trainings, speaking engagements, and reading groups to support parents as they transitioned into the world of multiples. As a TLC Associate she continues to be passionate about helping expecting parents anticipate all the ways their lives will change once their babies arrive and how to negotiate all the decisions that parents of multiples make before, or shortly after, the babies arrive (what gear, how much gear, to breastfeed or not, if and when to go back to work, etc.). Shari was as stay-at-home parent until her twins were 3, when she returned to work full-time. She now has 3 years of experience balancing a career as a working parent. Shari has experienced various health and developmental issues with both children, from an infant who would not latch or sleep, to a toddler with sensory issues and aggressive behaviors, to delayed fine and large motor skills. Thus, Shari learned to navigate the State funded Early Intervention Program, which provides services to infants and young children with developmental delays. All of this helped Shari become a compassionate, loving and patient parent and she is excited to shares her experience with new parents in the Westchester area. You can contact her at email@example.com for more information on our Westchester services.
Jessica Bodnar – TLC’s Houston associate, is a Houston native and proud mama of triplets, 2 boys and 1 girl. She spent close to 4 months on bed rest during her pregnancy which showed her how important “the village” truly is. She is an active member of the community, loves sharing ideas and tips for making mom life easier. You can reach Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on our Houston services.
Dr Brooke Dubansky PhD, HTL(ASCP)CM – TLC’s Dallas associate, is the mother of 2 year old twin boys, who may or may not be identical. She is a fraternal twin herself, and so she assumed her twins would also be fraternal, but now has her doubts since no one can seem to tell them apart. She earned a PhD in Anatomy from Louisiana State University and is a certified Histotechnologist. She has an educational interest in breast anatomy and lactation, among other healthcare related topics. During her pregnancy and afterward, Brooke found her local Mothers of Multiples group an invaluable source of information and support. As an educator, she is excited about contributing back to the multiples community as a TLC associate. You can reach Brooke at email@example.com for more details on our Dallas services.
Melanie Yasmin- TLC’s NYC associate is a fashion designer and a proud mom to fraternal twin boys and an English Bull Terrier. Melanie and her husband don’t have families in NYC and as a first-time parent, they had to learn to raise their babies and work out all their challenges that come along without the help of their families. However, she was lucky to have the supports from a fellow twin mom neighbor, old-friend from the west coast who always sent supportive messages and advises, and the local twin mom group; especially during the first year. As part of TLC associate, Melanie is excited contributing back to the multiples community. For more information on our NYC classes or to contact Melanie, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meredith Mortimer- TLC’s Miami associate is a mother to 5 year old very energetic twin girls. Born in Los Angeles, Meredith lived in Spain for 8 years before relocating to Miami and has worked in television marketing for over 10 years. With a BA in psychology, Meredith’s passion for being a mom to multiples is apparent. She is an active participant in moms groups and provides support and advice wherever she can, and will even go up to complete strangers who have multiples to offer words of encouragement. Meredith is also passionate about health and overall wellness, and is an avid runner and yogi. You can reach Meredith at email@example.com for more information on our Miami services.
Julie Erickson-TLC’s Twin Cities associate, is the proud mom to seven beautiful children, a singleton and three sets of twins! She and her husband Lance struggled with infertility for several years. They did several rounds of IVF, which resulted in 3 pregnancies all ending in early miscarriage. After that, they attended a family building conference through RESOLVE, where they won an IVF cycle in a raffle! All of their children were conceived in that cycle! They have two embryos remaining, which they plan to go back for this fall. Her story was recently told by People.com, Abcnews.com, two UK newspapers, as well as a leading women’s magazine in the UK. She and her family were also interviewed recently on Good Morning America and their local news, Kare 11. Before kids, Julie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Psychology. Going through infertility led Julie to look into ways to live more healthfully and she became passionate about making healthier choices, so she studied online through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and became a board certified holistic health coach. She loves helping people learn how to make healthy choices! And she is also very excited to encourage and help other parents become prepared for having multiples and wants to help set them up for a successful parenting adventure! She is a member of her local Mothers of Multiples groups, and loves to share her knowledge and experience with raising multiple multiples, so that you can not only survive, but thrive, and cherish the moments! You can reach Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on our Twin Cities services.