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At How Many Weeks Do Women Usually Deliver Twins
Cesarean section!: 80% of all us twins are estimated to be born via c-section nowadays. If additional factors such as uterine anomalies are present then the risks of trial of labor increase even further and a prelabor c-section by 36-38 weeks may be preferable. Discuss these issues with your maternal-fetal medicine specialist in detail to choose the best option for your family. Vaginal delivery may be possible. ...Read more
Fraternal twins: Fraternal twins are more common in some families and in some ethnic groups. The highest twinning rate in the world is in africa. Fraternal twins are caused by two separate eggs developing at once, being ovulated at the same time, and being fertilized. Older women having a pregnancy have a higher rate of fraternal twins. ...Read more
Corrected age is : Used till age 2 (40 weeks - gestational age). Velocity of growth of head, wt. & length& wt.-for-length ratio matters > than being. ...Read more
They can. Should???: Almost 80% of all twins in the United States are delivered via cesarean section nowadays. There are several good reasons for this upward trend: extremely few obstetricians skilled in breech delivery/extraction of the second twin as singleton breech deliveries have stopped since 2000, increased risk for perinatal injury/death for the second twin in vaginal birth, 4-10% risk of stat cesarean section. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discuss w Doc: Different doctors and hospitals have different comfort zones with vaginal twin delivery so it is important to discuss this with your doctor. Some issues that affect delivery: position of babies, difference in weights of babies, weeks of gestation and other medical complications of pregnancy like diabetes and hypertension. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Asians have less Chance of getting twins. is this JUST bescause of the asian women - or is it becaus both: asian men and women (the Combo) thx?
Im a 21 year old female, roughly around 5"3 in height and im 150 pounds. Is that bad? I had twins 2 years ago and never seemed to lose any weight
BMI: Your calculated BMI is 26.6. This is a measurement that takes into consideration your height and weight. Ideally it should be between 19-24.99. So you are not obese based on this but somewhat overweight. Get involved in a exercise routine and start including healthy items to your diet( fruits. vegetables, fish and poultry). A consult with a dietitian is also a god idea. ...Read more
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