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Locust Grove, GA
A 22-year-old female asked:

My husband has multiple sets of fraternal twins on his side and i have identical twins on my side, is the twin gene carried on the male side or woman?

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Dr. Scott Schieber
29 years experience
Female Side: Genetic increase for twins is due to female tending to ovulate more than one egg at a time, so trait is for fraternal twins (not identical) and carried by mother.
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