A 35-year-old member asked:
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does monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy mean that my babies are identical?

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Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: While the diagnosis may be suspected, it can only be confirmed by close examination of the placentas or genetic testing before/after delivery. Usually with early ultrasounds, we can be pretty sure about identical or monozygotic twins. It means that during very early embryo development, one embryo split into two.
Answered on Jul 22, 2019

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