A 24-year-old female asked:
What are the chances of having twins if there are from the side of my husband?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Better than average: Twins(fraternal) can be conceived from two sperm fertilizing two separate eggs. Identical twins are also more likely genetically from your husband's side.
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My husband and myself. we both are twins. what are the chances of having twins for us?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Probably > 1/70: The baseline risk for twins is about 1/70. Since you have a strong family history the risk may be slightly higher for you.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
What are my chances of having twins if my grandma and grandpa on my fathers side are both twins?
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Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
1-3%: The average incidence of spontaneously conceived twins is 1%; with family history, it could be slightly higher. Other parameters to consider include race/ethnicity (rare in japanese, common in nigerians), weight/height of mother (obese, taller women at risk), use of fertility drugs!
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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