American Dietetic Association: www.eatright.org/Public/
(800) 366-1655 or (800) 877-1600
Board Certification Line:
If you want to know if your physician is board certified, call (800) 776-CERT (2378). Not all physicians are listed, but most are.
Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB): www.climb-support.org/
Contact: Jean Kollantai
Address: PO Box 91377, Anchorage, AK 99509
Telephone: (907) 222-5321 (or Lisa Fleischer at (907) 274-7029)
Support by and for parents and bereaved families. Quarterly newsletter. Materials for professionals, parents, and interested others for specific situations. Parent contact network, regional/local gatherings of bereaved multiple-birth parents. Limited adult survivor support.
Center for the Study of Multiple Birth (CSMB): www.multiplebirth.com
Contact: Louis G. Keith, M.D.
Address: 33 E. Superior Street, Suite 464, Chicago, IL 60611
Telephone: (312) 695-1677
Services: Provides research, education, public service to the medical profession, print and TV media, and the public.
Purpose: "The purpose of the Center is to stimulate and foster medical and social research in the area of multiple birth, and to provide help to mothers with the special problems they and their offspring will encounter."
Childhelp USA: www.childhelpusa.org/
An organization to help prevent child abuse with 24-hour telephone counseling. Free of charge. Anonymous.
(800) 4-A-CHILD or (800) 422-4453
Coalition for Positive Outcomes in Pregnancy (CPOP): www.health.gov/NHIC/NHICScripts/Entry.cfm?HRCode=HR2464
Address: 507 Capitol Court NE, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20002
Telephone: (202) 544-7499
Fax: (202) 546-7105
A national partnership of organizations concerned about families and their pregnancy outcomes.
Mothers of Supertwins (MOST): www.mostonline.org
Contact: Maureen Doolan Bole
Address: PO Box 951, Brentwood, NY 11717-0627
Telephone: (631) 859-1110
Information for bereaved families. Members-only online network. Column on loss in magazine "SUPERTWINS." Networking with other families both online and via telephone.
National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs (NOMOTC): wwww.nomotc.org
Contact: Dawn Keller
Address: PO Box 438, Thompson Station, TN 37179
Bereavement Support Coordinator who corresponds with families. No adult survivor support.
Twin Studies Center, California State University: psych.fullerton.edu/nsegal
Contact: Dr. Nancy L. Segal
Address: CSU Fullerton
800 N. State College Boulevard, Fullerton, VA 92834
Telephone: (714) 278-2142
Ongoing study of twin loss in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood; referrals for counseling and support groups; distribution of information on loss of a twin.
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