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twins with two amniotic sacs diamniotic twins

A 37-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

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
What does Doc Say?: Please re-ask this question and share with us what your physician says. It sounds like a baby and the placenta.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 46-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
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Gardner
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes. Mono/mono are more difficult twins.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
5 months?: 300-500 grams at 21-22 weeks - please specify question in weeks not months for more details.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carmen Kavali
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your OB ASAP: Bleeding during pregnancy isn't something to ignore. See your OB doctor asap.
A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
1 placenta 2 sacs: Single placenta, 2 amniotic sacs, one for each twin

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