Mothers of Multiples Escape to Bend in September
Jul 24,2006 00:00 by Bend Weekly News Sources

Mothers of twins, triplets or more from around the northwest will converge on Bend, Oregon Sept. 29-30 for the Northwest Association of Mothers of Twins Clubs' fall meeting. The event is open to all mothers of multiples.

"Fun in the High Desert Sun," this September's event, is one of two annual gatherings for NWAMOTC members to support, learn and grow from other mothers of multiples' experiences.

A registration form and additional informational is available on the NWAMOTC Web site at Advance registration is required by Sept. 1 or late fees will apply.

Participants may stay at the Shilo Inn and Suites in Bend for a preferred group rate. To reserve a room, call 800-222-2244.   Rooms must be booked by Aug. 29 for the guaranteed rate.

Founded in 1963, NWAMOTC is a network of member clubs throughout the Pacific Northwest, including Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington and the province of British Columbia in Canada . Most member clubs meet monthly to discuss the care, development and education of multiple birth children and other topics of interest. NWAMOTC cooperates with and encourages participation in medical research projects involving multiples relative to the physical, mental and social well-being of multiple-birth children and their families. The organization also is a resource for information and assistance to the public, including people with direct interest or involvement with multiple-birth children. For more information or to join a local club, visit