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What is two amniotic sacs

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Two implantations: Twin pregnancies can occur with one or two amnions and one or two chorions. The twin pregnancies with the least complications have two amnions and tw... Read More
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Diamniotic Twins: Twins that have two separate amniotic sacs are called diamniotic twins. This usually means that they are fraternal twins (arise from two separate fert... Read More
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 47 years experience
Twins: Twin fetuses in two sacs doesn't tell you if they are fraternal twins or identical twins. If they share the same placenta and have a separating membra... Read More

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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.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Thin membrane: The amnionic sac is a thin membrane holding the amnionic fluid around the baby. If you experience clear leakage of fluid during pregnancy, your amnio... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Amniotic sac: The amniotic sac (also bag of waters) is the sac in which the fetus develops in amniotes. It is a tough but thin transparent pair of membranes, which ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: Since there is such a wide variety of problems that can occur with the amniotic sac it is hard to say. Some resolve after a few weeks. Some persist un... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Varied: The "bag of water" is actually 2 membranes: the amnion (inner sac) and chorion (outer sac). If the amnion breaks before delivery (but the chorion doe... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound: Many but not all disorders are noted during sonograms, especially while monitoring twin or other multiple pregnancies. Some can not be determined til... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Without more information, can not answer definitively, but very unlikely.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Urogynecology 28 years experience
Yes: The incidence of twins varies by population but is about 1 in 80 pregnancy. About 2/3 of these are fraternal(dizygotic). If the twins are identical... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
En caul: When the baby is born still in the sac it is called delivery “en caul.” It occurs in about 1/80000 deliveries. While the relationship between delivery... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: The gestational sac should be significantly larger than the fetus at this point. If the fetal size is ok, the heart beat is normal, don't stress!

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