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Doctor insights on: Measuring Normal Fundal Height With A Twin Pregnancy

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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Almost 18week twin pregnancy (first time mom), sharp pains in vagina and pelvic presure is this normal? VERY WORRIED!

Almost 18week twin pregnancy (first time mom), sharp pains in vagina and pelvic presure is this normal? VERY WORRIED!

See you OB: You should call and see your OB ASAP. Twins increased your risk of preterm labor. 18 weeks is a bit early, but, if nothing more than for your peace of mind, I would get checked. ...Read more

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Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area  is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a twin pregnancy and 1 goes to the uterus and the other goes in the tube?and the hcg shows as normal pregnancy instead of both

Is it possible to have a twin pregnancy and 1 goes to the uterus and the other goes  in the tube?and the hcg shows as normal pregnancy instead of both

Yes: Twin pregnancies can occur in that fashion, however if the tubal pregnancy progresses pain and abnormal bleeding can occur. The HCG values will only reflect the dominant contribution of the intra uterine pregnancy. ...Read more

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Whats significance of double marker test in twin pregnancy?

Whats significance of double marker test in twin pregnancy?

Problematic: the laboratory may not have known that this was a twin pregnancy. Ask to see the laboratory report, with regard the accuracy of the risk calculations in a twin pregnancy. ...Read more

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My hCG at 4w3d is 690 then at 4w5d is 1860 . Is that high ? Could it be twin pregnancy ?

My hCG at 4w3d is 690 then at 4w5d is 1860 . Is that high ? Could it be twin pregnancy ?

Good change : An increase of more than 66% in 48 hrs is very reassuring. Beyond that no conclusions can be made. ...Read more