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If Carrying Twins Do You Have 2 Placentas
Depends--eggs, split: Twins from two eggs have two placentas (occasionally appear fused). Some twins from one egg have two and some have only one placental mass, even though there may be two amniotic sacs. In the past placentas were evaluated at delivery. Now we can learn lots by ultrasound. Occasionally additional testing is needed after delivery to determine if one placental mass or two closely positioned placentas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Twin placentas: You can have 1 or 2, depending on what is called placentation. It's a little complicated! if there is one fertilzed egg that splits into 2, depending on when it splits, there may be one or 2 placentas. If there are 2 eggs to start with and both are fertilized, then there will be 2 placentas. ...Read more
Nothing You Can Do: I'm sorry for your twin loss. The good news is that you had a twin pregnancy with separate sacs & placentas. When a demise occurs, the unaffected twin should continue the same as a single gestation. Have your OB refer for a nuchal thickness ultrasound, follow growth with us & good luck with your pregnancy. The non-surviving twin usually resorbs & will not affect the surviving twin. Take care. ...Read more
Aborted twins same placenta missing sex chrom 21 therefore had turners syndrome cant find info linking the 2 why what when how need info ttc risk etc?
Took 2 prentals from week 7 to 9 did i overdose on vitamin a 5300 iu and iron 60 mg (carrying twins twice diareah no other effectswill twins be okhelp?
You should be: Ok. But you don't need 2 of everything just because you have twins!! Follow your doctors advice and you should be fine. ...Read more
When will i start to feel my baby kick and is it the same feeling if am carrying twins it will it be stronger kick or double kicks same time/separate?
No teamwork: They don't gang up and double kick or synchronized kick, so you will get twice as many, in different spots. ...Read more
What kind of prenatal care is required for twins? If i'm carrying twins, what type of extra prenatal care will i need, if any?
I had twins 10 weeks early due to my lg who had blood flow problem and lying low placenta and my lb had a abrupt placenta what c section should I have?
It depends: What type of c-section should be performed in the pregnancy after a previous c-section depends upon the type of incision made on the uterus in the preceeding c-section and anything else that is going on in this pregnancy. Your OB would be the most prepared to answer this question and it would be a good idea to have that discussion with her/him since this could also effect the timing. Best wishes ...Read more
Perfect twins by.Csect.; wife alert, /but placenta removal: severe hem 4.5l & , bp=29/15 no transfusion wife unconscious ever since -> now 32 hours?
You need answers.: Please understand that I am a family physician, not an obstetrician. If i understand you, your wife had a serious post-partum hemorrhage after a c-section delivery of twins. I would imagine that blood would be given unless there was a specific reason not to. My questions would pertain to her neurological status, and the possibility of bleeding into her pituitary gland. Talk with the doctors asap. ...Read more
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