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Twins with two amniotic sacs diamniotic twins

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Bosin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Two Sacs: Human twinning is very common. In fact, ultrasound has shown that it is more common that previously thought. Many times one of the fetus will fail t... Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
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GYN monitoring: You will need blood tesys ( hcg) to determine seek a gyn evaluation.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Separate sacs: The amniotic sac is actually made of 2 fused membrane layers, the chorion and amnion. Dichorionic diamniotic twins each have a separate placenta with ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: A dichorionic diamniotic (dcda) twin pregnancy is a type of twin pregnancy where each twin has its own chorionic and amnionic sacs.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Mono/di twins can only come from the same embryo, so they are always identical. They will also have a shared placenta which can have blood vessels tha... Read More
Dr. Craig Keathley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: Although it has long been held that monochorionic twins are always identical (monozygotic), there are rare reports of monochorionic/diamniotic twins t... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
5 months?: Obstetricians deal in weeks, not months. Assuming you mean 21-22 weeks, the expected fetal weight should be around 300-500 grams. Please specify quest... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Gardner
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes. Mono/mono are more difficult twins.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
5 months?: 300-500 grams at 21-22 weeks - please specify question in weeks not months for more details.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carmen Kavali
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
See your OB ASAP: Bleeding during pregnancy isn't something to ignore. See your OB doctor asap.
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Usually: That type placenta is associated with an identical twin pregnancy. Twin pregnancies are inherently more risky and the potential for complications is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
1 placenta 2 sacs: Single placenta, 2 amniotic sacs, one for each twin
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Yes: While the diagnosis may be suspected, it can only be confirmed by close examination of the placentas or genetic testing before/after delivery. Usuall... Read More

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