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At How Many Weeks Do Women Usually Deliver Twins
Delivered twins w/ mild pre-e w/out SF. ALT increase from 20 post delivery to 72 5 weeks postpartum. Experiencing dull transient right upper quadrant?
See your MD: You need a careful history, full exam, imaging and to be followed very closely. Eclampsia can occur in the postpartum period. How's your blood pressure? Any symptoms? Did you have HELLP syndrome diagnosed? Elevated liver enzymes can be caused by several other mechanisms including hepatic vein occ. I would recommend prompt MD visit if you are experiencing pain r/o cholecystitis etc. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it safe to deliver twins at 23 weeks. I was told they weigh 1lbs 6ozs and 2lb s 6oz this is my 5th pregnacy, i gave birth to my youngest almost a year ago and have had a lot of problems with this one. My doc wants to deliver via c-section in june 2 mo
This : This must be very stressful for you. Viability odds are not favorable at 23 weeks. However, rather than obtain this info through this type of venue; you need to sit down with your medical team and ask the questions directly. Please ask your doctor to provide you with this very important information. Take care. ...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
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
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
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?
What is the incidence of mixed delivery (one twin delivered vaginally, one twin delivered via c-section)?
About 4% but rising: The most common reasons for c section of a second twin are heart rate problems and the baby coming down in a position other than head first. Many doctors used to be willing to deliver a second twin either butt first or by the feet, but few still have much experience in doing this. There is also a risk of injury to the nerves of the arm or learning disability in any baby that is born breech. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go longer if possbl: Survival is likely if infants are delivered at 34 wks.However, there is a >50% chance that one or both twins would require oxygen or ventilator support and weeks in the newborn special care unit. The longer you can go before delivery the better.There is no better incubator for a baby than mothers womb. Only when the medical status of mom or babies is at risk would you elect to deliver at 34 wks. ...Read more
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