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A 35-year-old female asked:

Can a vanishing twin actually be hidden? i am 35 have and have 10 living children, 4 miscarriages . 6 week sonogram clearly showed 1 baby. 8 week sonogram showed 1 baby with heartbeat and another sac partially hidden behind baby. it definitely wasn't eas

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Yes: It sounds like a retained dead twin that was small and not so much hidden, but difficult to see. This does not happen often, but it definitely can happen...

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Last updated Sep 16, 2016

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