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Is it possible for one twin to deform another?

Is it possible for one twin to deform another?

Yes: Even without a twin, a fetus can assume an abnormal position within the womb, or have arms/legs in distorted positions. These can produce transient deformations in any newborn. The presence of a twin within the same space can increase the risk of such deformations. Thankfully, positional distortions like these often improve with help after the babies are delivered. ...Read more

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How can twins be born in one woman in 2 uteruses?

How can twins be born in one woman in 2 uteruses?

Cesarean section!: 80% of all us twins are estimated to be born via c-section nowadays. If additional factors such as uterine anomalies are present then the risks of trial of labor increase even further and a prelabor c-section by 36-38 weeks may be preferable. Discuss these issues with your maternal-fetal medicine specialist in detail to choose the best option for your family. Vaginal delivery may be possible. ...Read more

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Is it normal for twins to develop slower than just one baby?

Is it normal for twins to develop slower than just one baby?

Yes: Even though your child is a twin he or she has his or her unique personality and developmental trajectory. ...Read more

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How can one unhealthy type person 5"7" be less weight then a fit 5"5"1/2 person? She's 5"7"-130ish I'm 5"51/2 150 and dropping. we're twins

How can one unhealthy type person 5"7" be less weight then a fit 5"5"1/2 person? She's 5"7"-130ish I'm 5"51/2 150 and dropping. we're twins

Not just weight: Many other factors go into determining whether one is healthy or not. Diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol use, job, stress, general outlook and happiness in life, mental health issues, healthy personal relationships, owning a pet, job satisfaction, spiritual growth and development....and many more. ...Read more

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I had a u/s and there was two sacs and one baby the tech said the baby was 5.5 weeks but there was a shadow where the other baby would be twins still?

I had a u/s and there was two sacs and one baby the tech said the baby was 5.5 weeks but there was a shadow where the other baby would be twins still?

Depends: Could be what we call a vanishing twin. Some people get tricked by something called a uterine synechium. In either case, it sounds like there is one healthy baby in there. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have one miscarried one identical twin but the other survived?

Loss of one twin: It is possible to have lost a twin and carry the other twin to viability. Identical twins can be carried in two amniotic bags or one. When there are two it is possible to have the lose of one and carry the other twin to viability ...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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How can we keep one twin's cries from waking our sleeping twin?

How can we keep one twin's cries from waking our sleeping twin?

Crying baby: Most babies seem to sleep through sounds they have heard before. I would check out some reputable web sites for parents of multiples for suggestions. If there is not enough room to separate them, i would try to keep them on the same schedule. ...Read more

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