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Doctor insights on: Can You Tell If Your Having Twins At 6 Weeks

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Is there a way to tell which of my fraternal twins was conceived first?

Is there a way to tell which of my fraternal twins was conceived first?

No.: The birth records will indicate which was born first, but there is no telling which was "conceived" first or how much time elapsed between the first and second conception. What would you measure? The time of sperm penetration or the time of implantation? Who came first might depend upon the question you ask. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if my twin went under general anesthesia and was fine, will i be fine too?

Could you tell me if my twin went under general anesthesia and was fine, will i be fine too?

Probably: The genetic issues are likely not an issue. However, if your medical status is different, or if you are having a different type of procedure, your risk profile changes. ...Read more

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My twin girls just turned one. One nurses mainly when she's tired and the other anytime I offer. How do I tell if they nurse for comfort or nutrition?

My twin girls just turned one. One nurses mainly when she's tired and the other anytime I offer. How do I tell if they nurse for comfort or nutrition?

Looks like you know: It sounds from your description that the one who nurses when she's tired is nursing mostly for comfort while the other needs the nutrition. I don't know other ways to tell for sure. But i see nothing wrong with nursing for comfort; to me this is just as valid a reason for nursing as to supply nutrition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what occurs when one conjoined twin die?

Can you tell me what occurs when one conjoined twin die?

Unless very: superficial connection, both twins are likely to die if not separated. ...Read more

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Tell me about a twin block dental appliance?

Tell me about a twin block dental appliance?

Fixing the bite : It is formed from an upper and lower acrylic piece that looks like a mouth guard. It can be taken in and out of the mouth. It works to hold the lower jaw in a forward position to correct a bad bite or malocclusion, and to allow the lower jaw to grow. Most patients wear the appliance for 9months to a year. ...Read more

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Empty sac at 6w3d HCG was 30000, 48hrs later hCG was 50000. BO or too early to tell? Twins?

Empty sac at 6w3d HCG was 30000, 48hrs later hCG was 50000. BO or too early to tell? Twins?

Empty sac: BO? The HCG rise in 48 hours was just over 66% which is a normal rise. One more beta-HCG in another 48 hours would be helpful to get a better sense of what is going on. Normal twin rise would be faster. Ultrasound done 7 days after the first one will solve the question. ...Read more

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Please i would like to have twins or triplets , could you tell me the best fartility drugs for that?

Please i would like to have twins or triplets , could you tell me the best fartility drugs  for that?

Clomid/HMG if needed: These two drugs should only be used if you are not ovulating and it is indicated by a md. ...Read more

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HOW LONG BEFORE A DOCTOR CAN TELL IF A PATIENT SHES HAVING TWINS?

HOW LONG BEFORE A DOCTOR CAN TELL  IF A PATIENT SHES HAVING TWINS?

Ultrasound: When the pregnant woman gets an Ultrasound, that would be definitive. Often, once the heart beat can be heard with a simple hand help Doppler device, 2 distinct heart beats can be heard if with twins. The heart beat usually can be heard around the 8th week. ...Read more

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What does quad screen tell you about twins?

What does quad screen tell you about twins?

Not much.: Serum screening for twins is not very accurate. If you are concerned about down syndrome in twins, invasive prenatal diagnosis or non-invasive cell-free fetal dna isolation from the maternal blood are better options for you. ...Read more