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AM 6 MONTHS PREGNANT WITH TWIN ONE IS STILLBORN AND THE OTHER ONE IS ALIVE WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO?

AM 6 MONTHS PREGNANT WITH TWIN ONE IS STILLBORN AND THE OTHER ONE IS ALIVE WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO?

Very high risk: This is a very high risk situation and should be handled one on one. Hopefully you have an Obgyn and possibly a Perinatologist involved in your care who can help guide you through the process. In general the pregnancy would be continued focusing on the safety of the live twin. The type of twins, location of babies, status of amniotic fluid and cervix are important factors. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Hi doctor, I am 6 months pregnant with twins. One of my twin is found to have single umbilical artery in the anomaly scan. Is there any prob wit this?

Hi doctor, I am 6 months pregnant with twins. One of my twin is found to have single umbilical artery in the anomaly scan. Is there any prob wit this?

Maybe: Single umbilical artery occurs in up to 1% of all pregnancies. In 25%, the baby may have abnormalities of the heart, skeletal system, and kidneys among other things. Your doctor may want to send you for a higher level ultrasound study for a more intensive fetal survey evaluation. If other problems are found then genetic counseling is often obtained. Remember, in 75% there are no problems. ...Read more

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6 MONTHS PREGNANT WITH TWINS ONE IS STILLBORN AND THE OTHER ONE IS ALIVE AND I'M NERVOUS AND SCARED AND THINK THAT THE OTHER ONE IS GOING TO DIE?

6 MONTHS PREGNANT WITH TWINS ONE IS STILLBORN AND THE OTHER ONE IS ALIVE AND I'M NERVOUS AND SCARED AND THINK THAT THE OTHER ONE IS GOING TO DIE?

I didn't realize: That your twins were born and that's when one did not survive! Sorry for your loss! I still believe that concentrating on your new born is the ":way to go"!
Congratulations therefore are also "in order"! THERE IS NO REASON AT ALL THAT YOUR NEW BABY has a higher risk because its twin was stillborn!!!!!
HOPE THIS HELPS!

DR Z ...Read more

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6 MONTHS PREGNANT WITH TWINS ONE IS STILLBORN AND THE OTHER ONE IS ALIVE AND I'M NERVOUS AND SCARED AND STRESSED OUT NOT KNOWING WHAT TO DO JUST WANT TO GIVE UP ON EVERYTHING THAT WHAT I'M GOING TO DO?

6 MONTHS PREGNANT WITH TWINS ONE IS STILLBORN AND THE OTHER ONE IS ALIVE AND I'M NERVOUS AND SCARED AND STRESSED OUT NOT KNOWING WHAT TO DO JUST WANT TO GIVE UP ON EVERYTHING THAT WHAT I'M GOING TO DO?

Don't Give up!: Renee, this is a terrible tragedy but it has happened to others and they have come through. You still have one precious life inside you and you need to take special care of yourself right now to protect this one and to make it possible for you to have others. Please call your physician right now and tell him or her exactly what you are feeling and ask for help. Or go to hospital. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to have twin pregnancy after cs by 6 months?

Is it dangerous to have twin pregnancy after cs by 6 months?

Maybe: Your doctor will discuss your particular case and explain all options and risk factors. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to have twin pregnancy after cs by 6 months?

Is it dangerous to have twin pregnancy after cs by 6 months?

Yes.: If I understand you correctly, you are pregnant within 6 months of delivering via cesarean section and were just diagnosed with twins? If that is the case, you have a very high-risk pregnancy for preterm birth, uterine rupture, anemia, fetal growth abnormalities, hypertension, diabetes, previa/accreta. Please see a maternal-fetal medicine specialist asap to explore all reproductive options! ...Read more

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My twin babies died in me for 3 weeks and I gave birth, they were in the same sac and I pass only 1 placenta, is it ok to get pregnant 4 months after?

My twin babies died in me for 3 weeks and I gave birth, they were in the same sac and I pass only 1 placenta, is it ok to get pregnant 4 months after?

Monoamnionic twins: Of all "identical" twins, the rarest and most dangerous of all have monoamnionic monochorionic placentation, meaning one amnionic sac contains both, nourished from a single placenta, detectible by 9-10 weeks. These twins hardly ever survive because no membrane separates their cords, so normal movement will eventually wind up twisting the two cords around each other until strangulation occurs. ...Read more

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I had a c section 8 months ago due to twin pregnancy my scar is on my public area and 10 cms is this right?

I had a c section 8 months ago due to twin pregnancy my scar is on my public area and 10 cms is this right?

Reference line: The reference line for the "bikini cut" is the line where the scar would be hidden by a woman's bikini bottoms. This is less than 5 cm. If the scar is 10 cm above the pubic bone, the woman's body habitus may have dictated that. ...Read more

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Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...Read more

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I had twin boys about 8 months ago since I fell pregnant I had swollen feet and developed high blood pressure during my pregnancy since after I gave birth the swel;ling in my feet went away but I have noticed that after a work day my feet swell?

I had twin boys about 8 months ago since I fell pregnant I had swollen feet and developed high blood pressure during my pregnancy since after I gave birth the swel;ling in my feet went away but I have noticed that after a work day my feet swell?

Swollen ft s/p birth: Likely from the pregnancy you have venous insufficiency due to the weight of the babies. This is not uncommon after birth. Do you have visible varicose veins? That would be a similar process. Would check you blood pressure, chec kcreatinien and renal (kidney function) make sure it has returned to normal, limit salt intake, discuss use of supportive hose with your doctor. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Yes: Tummy tucks (witch hazel) or adominoplasty is great at rejuvenating the post oartum abdomen. This procedure will realign your rectis muscles in the midline limiting the diastasis typically created by your pregnancy as well as remove excess skin laxity and unsitely stretch marks. Remember, however, if you plan to having more children this will typically recur. ...Read more

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If you are pregnant with fraternal twin s what the latest can the second twin be conceived?

If you are pregnant with fraternal twin s what the latest can the second twin be conceived?

Mostly a day: Most fraternal twins are from ovulation of two eggs, at the same time, within a day. There are rare reports of ovulation during pregnancy, so it is possible to conceive a twin while already pregnant, but these episodes are rare. ...Read more

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Is twin pregnants often miscarry and why?

Is twin pregnants often miscarry and why?

Hope my answer helps: Twins are 2 embryos implanting. The risk of miscarriage with one embryo implanting ia approximately 15% and with 2 embryos this risk is bound to double. In addition, some of the twin pregnancies are from cleavage of 1 embryo that is associated with errors such as unequal DNA material in the 2 embryos. This results in miscarriage in most instances as a protective mechanism. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant with twins if its on the bf side and not mines? He is a twin.

Is it possible to be pregnant with twins if its on the bf side and not mines? He is a twin.

Yes, it: A history of multiple pregnancies on either side can increase the likelihood of A multiple pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are there any signs of a twin pregnancy?

Are there any signs of a twin pregnancy?

Ultrasound only!: Anyone that tells you that you can diagnose a multifetal (twin, triplet or higher-order) pregnancy without ultrasound is misleading you. Any symptoms seen in singleton pregnancies can be seen with multiples as well. ...Read more

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What can I do pertaining my seff when pregnant with twin and when Ebola going?

What can I do pertaining my seff when pregnant with twin and when Ebola going?

Ebola Virus: Unless you are traveling to Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea or in contact with a person who is actively ill who has been in contact wi the virus - you should be fine. Nigeria's 20 cases were all promptly contained. The contacts in Dallas, TX have been medically monitored. ...Read more

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I'm 25 week pregnant with twins and I what to knew more about week 25 with twin? What Esc can I do keep twins and I heath?

I'm 25 week pregnant with twins and I what to knew more about week 25 with twin? What Esc can I do keep twins and I heath?

Consult OB: You should be under the care of an obstetrician, for the sake of your and your babies' health. Regular ante-natal check ups are important. If you do not have an OB, please contact your local planned parenthood organization for advice. ...Read more

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I just had twin girls 4months ago, seems I am pregnant again! I know it can be risky, but do I need to be very concerned? Will my body be able to take it

I just had twin girls 4months ago, seems I am pregnant again! I know it can be risky, but do I need to be very concerned? Will my body be able to take it

Interesting: Our panel shows you to be male. None the less the body can handle such a pregnancy The more difficult issue will be the emotional stress and work involved with having 3 infants/toddlers at the same time. It would help if you have a strong family support system. ...Read more

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Odds of having complications pregnant with twins? My dad is a fraternal twin and my boyfriends dad is a fraternal twin, are my chances high for twins?

Odds of having complications pregnant with twins? My dad is a fraternal twin and my boyfriends dad is a fraternal twin, are my chances high for twins?

Probably not: The fact that both are twins probably doesn't increase your chance of twins. In general spontaneous twin pregnancies are pretty safe. Just have a higher chance of a cesarean delivery.. ...Read more

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What can I expect a twin pregnancy to be like?

What can I expect a twin pregnancy to be like?

2 babies 2 sacs DZ: Twin pregnancies that end without complications and with successful vaginal delivery of both babies at term are rare. Women with multiple gestations are at higher risk for cesarean birth, premature delivery, preterm labor, preeclampsia, diabetes. The best way is to look at the pregnancy one week at a time, to be happy having no problems and getting to go home each visit and to accept what comes. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnent through IVF and I have had 2 fresh embryo transfers, 5 day. My Beta yesterday was 180012, could there be s chance it's twins?

I am 8 weeks pregnent through IVF and I have had 2 fresh embryo transfers, 5 day. My Beta yesterday was 180012, could there be s chance it's twins?

8 weeks pregnancy: Here is a female who is 8 weeks pregnant via IVF with transfer of two embryo and hcg yesterday was 180, 012.
The chances of multiple gestation with IVF is about ten percent and is possible. It is imperative to get a transvaginal ultrasound to confirm location and the number of fetus for reassurance. Good luck. ...Read more

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My hCG at 4w3d is 690 then at 4w5d is 1860. Is that high? Could it be twin pregnancy?

My hCG at 4w3d is 690 then at 4w5d is 1860. Is that high? Could it be twin pregnancy?

Good change: An increase of more than 66% in 48 hrs is very reassuring. Beyond that no conclusions can be made. ...Read more

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How much weight should I gain in twin pregnancy?

How much weight should I gain in twin pregnancy?

Depends: The recommended weight gain for pregnancy will vary depending on your prepregnancy weight. The general range is 25 to 35 pounds. For underweight women add 10 to 15 pounds and for overweight women subtract 10 to 15 pounds. The expected weight gain for a twin pregnancy will be 10 to 15 pounds greater across the ranges noted. ...Read more

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High beta levels pregnant with one IVF vanishing twin?

High beta levels pregnant with one IVF vanishing twin?

Reduction: From twins to singles is common, naturally and with ivf. I'd like to help more but you didn't ask a question: what would you like help with? ...Read more

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What's significance of double marker test in twin pregnancy?

What's significance of double marker test in twin pregnancy?

Problematic: The laboratory may not have known that this was a twin pregnancy. Ask to see the laboratory report, with regard the accuracy of the risk calculations in a twin pregnancy. ...Read more

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Describe the disorder called having one twin die during pregnancy.?

Describe the disorder called having one twin die during pregnancy.?

Twins: If the pregnancy is really early is called twin vanishing syndrome. 30% of twin pregnancies end up loosing one in early pregnancy. The more advance is pregnancy the riskier it is for the other remaining twin to be delivered earlier or die in utero. ...Read more

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What are the chances being pregnant with twins and the twin remaining hidden on a 12 week ultrasound?

What are the chances being pregnant with twins and the twin remaining hidden on a 12 week ultrasound?

Not likely: If there's twins, it would be unlikely that the other twin would not be seen. ...Read more

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How does a pregnancy results in twins. What should we do get pregnant which will result in twin babies.

How does a pregnancy results in twins. What should we do get pregnant which will result in twin babies.

Natural: You cannot decide to have twins, this is out of your control, and the only way to increase your chances is by artificial insemination. Twins are at a higher risk for complications, and more than a handful to care for. ...Read more

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16.1 wks pregnant with twins felling movement at left side twin A but not on other side. Is it normal to feel one baby earlier than other?

16.1 wks pregnant with twins felling movement at left side twin A but not on other side. Is it normal to feel one baby earlier than other?

Hard to discern: At 16 weeks, it is very hard to discern which twin A or B is actually the movement that you are detecting as the uterus is only 4 centimeters above the pubic bone and the fetuses are extremely small. ...Read more

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My wife pregnant with Monoamniotic dichronic twin. Weight difference is@32week F1 (1800)&F2 (1200). TodayF2 showing FHS -ve, We should operate or wait?

My wife pregnant with Monoamniotic dichronic twin. Weight difference is@32week F1 (1800)&F2 (1200). TodayF2 showing FHS -ve, We should operate or wait?

Specialist: Individual cases need to be discussed one on one especially in a high risk pregnancy like this, . I'm also not sure what some of your abbreviations mean so it would be inappropriate to offer commentary. Contact your obgyn for guidance ...Read more

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Why cant I get pregnant I have twin boys and my boyfriend has a daughter been a year now. I was on bc patch a year prior to meeting him and stopped?

Why cant I get pregnant I have twin boys and my boyfriend has a daughter been a year now. I was on bc patch a year prior to meeting him and stopped?

Things change: You both seem to have proven fertility at one time, but things can change. If you have been trying for a year without success, it is time for you both to consult with a fertility center. ...Read more

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What is the best method to help with stretch marks after twin pregnancy?

What is the best method to help with stretch marks after twin pregnancy?

Give them some time: They may lighten up with time, and you can decide whether you still want to do something about them later. Try cocoa butter to help keep the skin elastic. Avoid sun damage. Sometimes, retinoids (creams often used for acne) can help, and pulse-light or laser can as well. ...Read more