South Jersey Mothers of Multiples strives to offer support to both new and seasoned mothers of mulitples. We do this in a variety of ways.
Our club has a multiples program through which new members are paired with a volunteer club member. Our “Big Sisters” are here to help their “Little Sister” with any issues or concerns that may arise where their multiples are concerned. They are also there to help them network within our club. If you are a new member and have not yet been assigned a Big Sister, please contact membership.
We also organize meals for club members who need a little extra help. These could be members who have just had a baby (or two or three!), members who have been ill, or members who have had a death in the family. If you would like to take advantage or this or have a friend in need, please contact hospitality. And please remember, we always need volunteers who are willing to contribute meals to those in need!
Additionally, we have a list of hints that have been helpful to us in our collective experience as mothers of multiples.
Our club also maintains a library of books that are available to all club members. These books include a variety of topics ranging from pregnancy to educating multiples and beyond! Other topics include breastfeeding, sleeping, potty training, discipline, activities, nutrition, safety and everything in between!
Below is a list of club members who have volunteered to assist or talk to members on many topics. Please feel free to seek out any of these members at our monthly meeting, or to contact them via telephone or email. Contact information can be found in our Members section.
|C-Section||Brenda Casano, Kristen Cooper, Heather Damico, Jackie Hazlett, Elaine Petrosino-Roehm|
|Bed Rest||Heather Damico, Barbara Kelleher, Bridget LeGrazie|
|Monitors||Colleen Green, Jackie Hazlett, Bridget LeGrazie|
|Intensive Care||Kristen Cooper, Heather Damico|
|Waiting for babies to come home||Kristen Cooper, Heather Damico, Colleen Green|
|Developmental problems due to prematurity|
|Full term||Brenda Casano, Doreen Eggers, Bridget LeGrazie|
|Preemies||Heather Damico, Bridget LeGrazie|
|Expressing/pumping||Brenda Casano, Heather Damico, Rachel Hall, Bridget LeGrazie|
|Beyond 1 Year||Heather Damico, Bridget LeGrazie|
|Bottle Feeding||Erin Sauer|
|Cloth Diapering||Heide Fraley|
|Coming home||Jackie Hazlett|
|Feeding Solids||Erin Sauer|
|Homemade Baby Food||Heather Damico|
|Sleeping||Jackie Hazlett, Elaine Petrosino-Roehm, Erin Sauer|
|Toilet Training||Heather Damico, Erin Sauer|
|The Toddler Years||Erin Sauer|
|The School Years|
|Preschool||Brenda Casano, Heather Damico, Erin Sauer|
|Elementary Education||Kristin O’Neil|
|Middle School||Kristin O’Neil|
|High School||Kristin O’Neil|
|5-7 years||Brenda Casano, Heather Damico|
|Early Intervention||Brenda Casano|
|IUGR Identical Twins||Barbara Kelleher|
|Special Education||Lisa Gladstone, Kristin O’Neil|
|Twin to Twin Transfusion||Barbara Kelleher, Bridget LeGrazie, Elaine Petrosino-Roehm|
|Death of a Child||Colleen Green|
|Dealing with Divorce|
|Ectopic Pregnancy||Lisa Gish|
|Post-Patrum Depression||Heide Fraley|
|Pregnancy after a Loss|
|Reproductive Clinic||Heather Damico, Jackie Hazlett, Erin Sauer|
|Stay-At-Home Moms||Brenda Casano, Heather Damico, Erin Sauer|
|Surgery & Complications|
|Working Moms||Rachel Hall|