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Doctor insights on: How To Get Pregnant With Triplets

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Fertility drug how effective to get pregnant with twins or triplets?

Fertility drug how effective to get pregnant with twins or triplets?

Increased risk for!: All fertility drugs and assisted reproductive technologies lead to increased risk for multifetal pregnancies (twins, triplets, etc). Without stimulation, most populations have a ~1% risk for multiples. After art or fertility drugs, this risk is between 3-15%, depending on your center's protocols, your condition, chance and choices. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How would you know if you were pregnant with triplets?

How would you know if you were pregnant with triplets?

Get an Ultra Sound: You need to see a doctor for an examination and an ultrasound ordered appropriately will let you know if you have triplets. ...Read more

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Why do I look nine months pregnant with triplets when there is no chance i could be pregnant?

Why do I look nine months pregnant with triplets when there is no chance i could be pregnant?

Go see your doctor: Best to go see your doctor for an evaluation. Could be ascites (abnormal fluid in belly), ventral hernia or diastasis rectus, even visceral adipose tissue (fat). A physical exam would go a long ways towards explaining your appearance. An ultrasound might be helpful, too. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks six days and today found out i was pregnant with triplets but lost one I am worried for the other two should I ?

Watchful waiting: Your chance of a success pregnancy outcome is actually much higher with twins than triplets. So get plenty of rest, stay hydrated, and follow up with your doctor as recommended. ...Read more

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Pregnant with spontaneous identical triplets in Jan 14. M/C in March 14. Pregnant again in Oct 14, are my chances of multiples increased again?

Pregnant with spontaneous identical triplets in Jan 14. M/C in March 14. Pregnant again in Oct 14, are my chances of multiples increased again?

Not really: Each pregnancy is independent event. You can get a definitive answer by having an ultrasound examination done and you will either have a spontaneous reduction or you can choose to have a selective reduction of fetuses if you and your spouse so choose or you can continue to carry your multiple gifts. ...Read more

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What are the complications of having triplets during pregnancy?

What are the complications of having triplets during pregnancy?

Prematurity: Anytime the uterus is shared by multiple fetuses, it is hard for the uterus to keep them contained! Besides being born prematurely, the infants may steal nutrients from each other via the placenta. Depending on whether they are in one amniotic sac or not, they may get their cords tangled. Sometimes an infant may be forced into a breech position because of overcrowding. ...Read more

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What are the different ways to breathe when you are pregnant with triplets?

What are the different ways to breathe when you are pregnant with triplets?

Not many: Try taking slow deep breaths everytime you remember it. Also holding your hands on top of your head will help you feel the lungs with air easier. ...Read more

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We found out I am 8 weeks (tmrw) pregnant with triplets, our dr highly advises against moving forward with 3. How likely are long term disabilities?

Here's another : Article that gives you an overview: http://www.Comtecmed.Com/cogi/cogi5/abstracts/blickstein_triplets.Doc. Again, contributing factors include greater risk of episodes of decreased oxygen to the brain of one or more fetuses, premature delivery & the chance that one fetus may have intrauterine growth restriction. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to breathe during triplet pregnancy?

Why is it so hard to breathe during triplet pregnancy?

Massive comprssion!: Your triplets are usually all of the available space in their "room"(your uterus) and pushing up and compressing your diaphragm(breathing muscle) so that it is difficult to expand it downward into your abdomen when you are taking a breath. ...Read more

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Dr. Neeraj Gupta
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Triplets (Definition)

Triplets are siblings resulting from one pregnancy that carried ...Read more