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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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How do I know if I am having twins?

How do I know if I am having twins?

Depends on location: For women in north america fortunate enough to have ultrasound imaging provided, most will know about multiple fetuses before they are born. In some other parts of the world, they may need to rely on their size or perhaps number of bony parts protruding. Often, if no ultrasound has been performed, delivery of a baby smaller than expected, based on size of abdomen, is an indication to look for more. ...Read more

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How can I know if I am having twins?

How can I know if I am having twins?

Early ultrasound: An ultrasound performed in the first trimester can confirm twins. Sometimes when twins are diagnosed very early, one of the twins may not survive and then the pregnancy usually will proceed normally as a singleton. Blood levels of the pregnancy hormone are also higher than a singleton pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is having twins a good or bad thing?

Is having twins a good or bad thing?

Depends.: Twin pregnancies are definitely high risk for complications to all involved. If one had a choice, one would not choose to have anything but a singleton pregnancy at a time. That said, most twin pregnancies have great outcomes (double trouble!) under the care of competent maternal-fetal medicine specialists. ...Read more

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How will I know if I am having twins?

How will I know if I am having twins?

Sonography: There isn't a tell-tale way of knowing if you are having twins in the first trimester of pregnancy. Some women carrying multiples have exaggerated symptoms of pregnancy, like more pronounced nausea/vomiting. Ultimately, at some point during your pregnancy, you will have a sonogram performed and the twin pregnancy will be identified. ...Read more

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How do you know when your having twins?

How do you know when your having twins?

Pretty early: You can sometimes know you're having twins early based on your serum HCG levels (they are higher with twins) as early as 4 weeks after your period. Overall, though, you should be able to determine you're having twins on ultrasound as early as 5 - 6 weeks after your last period! so exciting! ...Read more

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How do I know if im having twins at 7 weeks?

How do I know if im having twins at 7 weeks?

Ultrasound: Ultrasound is the best way to determine gestational number. ...Read more

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How soon can I find out if I am having twins?

How soon can I find out if I am having twins?

First trimester: An ultrasound performed in the first trimester can confirm twins. Sometimes when twins are diagnosed very early, one of the twins may not survive and then the pregnancy usually will proceed normally as a singleton. ...Read more

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