Welcome to the South Tees Multiple Pregnancy Service

Are you expecting two or more babies?

We offer personalised care which is tailored to your needs. This involves a specialist team that work closely together and includes consultants, sonographers and midwives who all have experience of managing multiple pregnancies.

Please read our Multiple Births Booklet with lots of information and useful links. This explains the different types of multiple pregnancies as well as the care you will receive.

THE TEAM

  • Dr Vedrana Caric – Lead for Multiple Pregnancies and Consultant in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine
  • Dr Karen Lincoln – Consultant in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine
  • Dr Kumar Kumarandran – Consultant in Obstretrics and Fetal Medicine
  • Lynn Whitecross – Lead Midwife for Multiple Pregnancies
  • Kendra Exley – Lead Ultrasonographer

Clinics

The Team would like to see all women with a multiple pregnancy at James Cook Hospital although some women with dichorionic twins can be seen at The Frairage Hospital if this is more suitable and there are no other problems.

  • Dr Vedrana Caric – Tuesday Afternoon
  • Dr Karen Lincoln – Wednesday Morning

If you have any underlying medical conditions that require specialised care such as diabetes, then your care can be provided by the relevant specialist team in conjunction with the Multiple Pregnancy Team.

Multiple Pregnancy Service Team Including Neonatal Staff

Midwife Care

If your twin pregnancy is uncomplicated, then a lot of your antenatal care can be provided by a Midwife with a special interest in multiple births

Ultrasound Scans

The majority of scans will be performed by ultrasonographers. If there are suspected problems, then you will be scanned by one of the Fetal Medicine Team; Dr Caric, Dr Lincoln, Dr Kumarandran Lead Ultrasonographer Kendra Exley.

Contact Us

24 Hour Advice Line: 01642 854876
Email for none urgent enquiries: stees.twins@nhs.net