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
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.
Joanna Navarrete – CPRC,IMPI-CBP. TLC’s USA President 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 Hispanic services.
Lindsay Castiglione – B.S., CLC. TLC’s Connecticut Associate and mother of two sets of twins – an 8 year old set of identical boys, and a 6 year old boy/girl set. She was born and raised on Cape Cod, MA, has been married to a Submariner in the U.S. Navy for 10 years. She has her B.S. in Social Work, and has been a Certified Lactation Counselor since 2015. Breastfeeding each of her sets of twins was vastly different, and her varied experience led her to pursue a career as a Lactation professional., she is a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for the WIC agency, and is studying to become an IBCLC. You can contact her at Connecticut services, private consultations, or online Breastfeeding Twins Class details.for more information on our
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,SBD – TLC’s Triplet and Boston Associate, is a trained Birth, Postpartum, & Bereavement 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 6 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on our Dallas services.
Meredith Mortimer- TLC’s Miami associate is a mother to 6 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 11 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 Austin 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 Austin services.
Sara Rosenzweig Cribbs– TLC’s Philadelphia associate, is an attorney and former high school science teacher. Sara is mom to 3yo boy/girl twins and has made it her mission to figure out all the ways to make life with multiples as easy as possible. She’s been am active member and trained educator for her local babywearing community and is always delighted to help new twin moms figure out how to wear one or both babies. She’s also been involved in breastfeeding education and support groups, and cherished her nursing relationship well into toddlerhood, even after a rocky start. Sara has been at home with her twins since their birth and has thoroughly mined the local kid and family-friendly resources. Sara loves connecting new parents to the network, especially since she knows from experience how much caregivers can feel adrift without access to a supportive local or online village. During her pregnancy and in the early newborn days, Sara relied a lot on the advice of a few friends who’d been down the road of twindom before, and she credits the hacks and commiseration of other parents of multiples for getting her through that first year with her twins. Being an Associate with TLC allows her to continue to help spread knowledge and pay it forward by easing the concerns and burdens of families who are entering into their own amazing multiples journeys. You can reach Sara at email@example.com for more details on our Philadelphia services.
Christine Brown-TLC’s Sleep Associate, lives in Nashua, NH with her husband and is the proud mother of twin boys, Nicholas and Ryan. After challenges with teaching her boys to be healthy sleepers, a passion was born to help exhausted families on their journey to healthy sleep. In early 2016, Christine graduated from the Family Sleep Institute, an evidence based training program, where she gained hands-on knowledge to help infants, children and families to create healthy sleep habits. She completed over 250 hours of study in the field, including specialty courses on multiples, lactation, special needs, positive parenting, nutrition and SIDS prevention. Since achieving her sleep certification, Christine has transformed the lives of over 400+ families both locally, nationally and internationally. She specializes in helping families with multiples, babies, toddlers, preschoolers and those that experienced infertility. She has since gone on to achieve her lactation counselor certification in 2018 from the Healthy Families Project and is achieving her child behavior specialist training from The Early Years. Christine is excited to join the TLC team and looks forward to meeting you either through online sleep classes or private sleep consulting. You can reach Christine at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on our online Twins & Sleep class or private sleep consulting.
Krista Vanderveren-TLC’s Minnesota associate, is a mother to three, she has a 5 year old singleton boy and 3 year old fraternal twin girls. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. She is on the board for the Minnesota Valley Mother’s of Multiples organization and is active in the mother’s of multiples community in the twin cities. Krista is a work from home mom and operates an online boutique. Her children are watching her build a business while learning through play. Krista is excited to share her experience and knowledge as a mother of multiples and making connections with expecting families of multiples. We are blessed to all be on this journey of raising multiples. You can reach Krista at email@example.com for more details on our Twin Cities services.
Mindy Darwish- TLC’s NYC Associate, is a proud mom to fraternal twin boys, Phinn and Sam. Prior to having her twins, Mindy was a career nanny who spent 15 years caring for children ranging in age from newborn to teens. She is well versed in different child-rearing practices and supportive products. Raised in Miami, Mindy moved to NYC 11 years ago. She and her wife learned a lot during a difficult pregnancy highlighted by 5 weeks of bedrest and a 12 day NICU stay for her boys after they were delivered at 35 weeks. Mindy has immersed herself in the twin community and is a member of multiple twin groups and mom meet up groups. She is also very involved in the LGBT community and has found many connections to twin families through her involvement. Mindy was inspired to help other families on their journey after taking TLC’s class herself during her pregnancy and remains in touch with people she met there. You can reach Mindy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details on our NYC services.
Marloes Koning – TLC’s Seattle Associate is a postpartum doula and mom to elementary school aged boy/girl twins, Kai and Noa. Marloes lives in Sammamish, WA with her husband Remco and labradoodle Sidney. She is bi-lingual in Dutch and English and likes to sew, read and spend time in the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest in her free time. In 2006 her husband’s work brought them from The Netherlands to Seattle and four years later the twins were born. Living far away from the support of their families and close friends, Marloes joined the Seattle Families of Multiples club (SFOM) early on in her twin pregnancy. The support, community and friendships she found here was heartwarming and invaluable during those wonderful yet physically and emotionally exhausting early years. Once her twins were more independent, she was ready to start giving back to the club and took on several volunteer positions, including new member outreach, speaking at local hospital-based childbirth classes for expectant parents of multiples and by coordinating and facilitating support groups for parents with newborn multiples. Marloes has a deep passion for supporting and empowering new and expecting families and brings wisdom from her own experience as a mother, her work as a postpartum doula and resources from the wide network she has built. She is committed to making sure every family is set up for success so that their transition into twin parenthood is a smooth and enjoyable one. You can reach Marloes at email@example.com for more details on our Seattle services.
Amber Lopez Molnar -TLC’s LA Associate, is a Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes Infertility, Perinatal and Postpartum Mood Disorders and LGBTQ Issues. She is the proud mom to 2 ½ year old fraternal twin boys, Luke and Everett. When not running around after them, she works part time in a group practice where she works with moms from conception to postpartum. Amber conceived her twins after undergoing several infertility procedures including IUI and IVF. She has first hand understanding about the challenges that can occur when trying to get pregnant. Knowing twins were always a possibility, Amber prepared by attending a Twin Love Concierge class and joined a local twin mommy and me group. She is a member of Postpartum International and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Due to Amber’s experiences and education, she is passionate about helping expecting moms of multiples be prepared on all levels for the arrival of your little ones through the first year. For more information about our Los Angeles classes or to contact Amber, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robyn Shapiro- MA. TLC’s San Francisco Associate is the mother of toddler fraternal twin boys and a preschool-aged daughter. Robyn has always worked in education, as a science teacher and English as another language instructor. Over her career, she’s taught kindergartners through adults, most recently focusing on delivering workshops to other teachers. After learning about her twin pregnancy, Robyn joined the local twin parents group to get as much support and information as she could to be prepared. This helped Robyn and her husband make it through the first two years of twin parenting. Robyn’s family recently moved to California to get more help from her family. She currently takes care of her three kids full-time and loves bringing her skills and knowledge from the education world into her home. Robyn is excited to share her experience as a twin mom with other expectant twin moms. You can reach Robyn at email@example.com for more information about our San Francisco services.