IMBA was set up by Jeanette Brophy, an Irish mother of twins. Jeanette was living in the UK for a number of years and had used the support services of organisations such as TAMBA and The Multiple Births Foundation. Upon her return to Ireland, she was dismayed to find a total lack of support or assistance for parents of multiples in Ireland. She decided to organise a series of meetings for parents of multiples in her own sitting room and from there IMBA was born.
To date IMBA has offered support and information to thousands of expectant parents and families of multiples across Ireland. Information and support is also provided to health professionals, students and the media.
IMBA provides support and information to expectant parents and families of multiples through: