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Can Twins Kick One Another In Utero
Yes: Even without a twin, a fetus can assume an abnormal position within the womb, or have arms/legs in distorted positions. These can produce transient deformations in any newborn. The presence of a twin within the same space can increase the risk of such deformations. Thankfully, positional distortions like these often improve with help after the babies are delivered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Even though your child is a twin he or she has his or her unique personality and developmental trajectory. ...Read more
I like to know why does one identical twin have bags & puffiness under the yes and the other doesn't have it.
How can one unhealthy type person 5"7" be less weight then a fit 5"5"1/2 person? She's 5"7"-130ish I'm 5"51/2 150 and dropping. we're twins
Not just weight: Many other factors go into determining whether one is healthy or not. Diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol use, job, stress, general outlook and happiness in life, mental health issues, healthy personal relationships, owning a pet, job satisfaction, spiritual growth and development....and many more. ...Read more
I had a u/s and there was two sacs and one baby the tech said the baby was 5.5 weeks but there was a shadow where the other baby would be twins still?
Depends: Could be what we call a vanishing twin. Some people get tricked by something called a uterine synechium. In either case, it sounds like there is one healthy baby in there. ...Read more
They both die.: Unless they can be emergently/urgently separated with the focus on maximizing the survivor's chance of independent living, both conjoined twins die when one dies. ...Read more
Twins: if you are having twins then there is about 1/3 chance that they will be of the same gender as it would be from monozygote ie one egg and one sperm thus you have a 2/3 chance that there are 2 eggs (Dizygotic) and if they are dizygotic there is about 50 percent chance that they will be of different genders so in short you have a 1/3 chance of carrying twins of different genders. If you do not know ...Read more
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