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How can you get pregnant with twins?

How can you get pregnant with twins?

Cross your fingers: The frequency of natural twinning is between 1-2%. Use of fertility medications can increase that chance to as high as 25%, but its considered medically inappropriate to administer fertility medicines purely for the purpose of conceiving multiples. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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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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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

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How can I get pregnant with twins?

How can I get pregnant with twins?

IVF: there's is no direct way of causing twins except thru implanting more than one egg through a procedure like in vitro fertilization (IVF) ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant with multiples?

How can I get pregnant with multiples?

Fertility meds: - use Clomiphene citrate with IUI - 8% chance of twins and 1% chance of triplets if pregnant - use gonadotropins with IUI - ~20% risk of twins and up to 5% risk of triplets if pregnant - ivf - ~25-30% twins and up to 5% risk of triplets but may vary depending on age of woman and number of embryos transferred. ...Read more

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What can I do to delay preterm labor?I'm pregnant 15 weeks with triplet

What can I do to delay preterm labor?I'm pregnant 15 weeks with triplet

Close monitoring : Triplets must be monitored very carefully. You should be a seeing an obgyn with experience dealing with multiples. Cervical length by ultrasound can be done serially. Fetal fibronectin can be done to help predict the risk for preterm labor. Choose and experienced doctor to guide you through the process. ...Read more

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How does someone get pregnant with twins?

How does someone get pregnant with twins?

2 ways: 1. A single egg and a single sperm create a single embryo that splits in two very early in pregnancy. 2. Two eggs are ovulated and each gets fertilized with a separate sperm. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant with pcos?

How to get pregnant with pcos?

Pcos and pregnancy: 2013 NICE guidelines advise (after weight loss where indicated and a full fertility work-up) women should be treated with clomifene, metformin or a combination of the two. http://patient.info/doctor/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pro ...Read more

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How to get pregnant with pcos?

How to get pregnant with pcos?

Several ideas: Sometimes all it takes is treating with metformin a diabetes medicine that helps pcos ovulate sometimes you need to add Clomid (clomiphene) to make it happen sometimes careful management of ovulation with special meds is needed to time things properly especially if IUI is used. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant with retroverted uterus?

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Shouldn't effect: You need to do nothing different to get pregnant with a retroverted uterus than you do with an anteverted uterus. Have sex around ovulation. ...Read more

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Can you "rig" the potential to have twins. Even if fertile, does taking a fertility drug make multiples work my wife is 40 and we'd like to make sure we have 2 kids

Can you "rig" the potential to have twins. Even if fertile, does taking a fertility drug make multiples work my wife is 40 and we'd like to make sure we have 2 kids

There : There is no evidence of any means to increase the chance of twins. Having twins is influenced by genetics. Older woman also have a higher chance of having twins. Fertility drugs do increase the risk of twins. Twin pregnancies are fraught with complications and are considered high risk. A woman age 40 will most likely be able to have two successful pregnancies. ...Read more

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Can you do a twin study if your children are fraternal twins?

Can you do a twin study if your children are fraternal twins?

Depends on issue: Fraternal studies are more relevant as studies of early childhood environment, rather than genetic influences. Any study can be valid if the target of that study is reasonable. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 26 weeks pregnant with twins. do people always go full term with twins ?

What to do if I'm 26 weeks pregnant with twins. do people always go full term with twins ?

36 weeks: Most commonly, twins are born prematurely. The average gestational age for delivery is 36 weeks. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant with a iud?

Can u get pregnant with a iud?

Yes, but rare: It is uncommon, but not impossible to conceive. If you do, you must immediately call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have IVF and twins if you get abdominal liposuction?

Can you have IVF and twins if you get abdominal liposuction?

Yes: If you have had previous abdominal liposuction, there is no problem with having ivf done. These procedures would not interfere whatsoever. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant with 4cm tube?

Can u get pregnant with 4cm tube?

Yes: If your tube is 4 cm long, this can be normal. However if it is swollen and 4 cm, this tube may not function. What is the status of your other tube? You only need one functioning tube to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Triplets (Definition)

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