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Monochorionic Diamniotic Twins Can It Be A Boy And A Girl
Yes: Although it has long been held that monochorionic twins are always identical (monozygotic), there are rare reports of monochorionic/diamniotic twins that are non-identical (dizygotic). This is more common in pregnancies achieved through assisted reproduction (ivf), but is still exceedingly rare. Almost all non-identical twins are dichorionic/diamniotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 months?: 300-500 grams at 21-22 weeks - please specify question in weeks not months for more details. ...Read more
5 months?: Obstetricians deal in weeks, not months. Assuming you mean 21-22 weeks, the expected fetal weight should be around 300-500 grams. Please specify question parameters if you need more details. ...Read more
Is monochorionic-diamniotic placenta twins mentaly and physically healthy at birth or after brith, I am 21weeks this type of prengnany now. worried a?
I have monochorionic diamniotic preganancy. Usually at which week chances for delivery?. My doctor asked to me to take complete bed rest.
Unsure: The average gestational age for twin deliveries is 36 weeks. Your pregnancy should be monitored more closely because of the twins and especially due to the shared chorion. You should consider a second opinion in relation to the bed rest recommendation as current studies would not support that recommendation. Good luck with your twins. ...Read more
Yes: While the diagnosis may be suspected, it can only be confirmed by close examination of the placentas or genetic testing before/after delivery. Usually with early ultrasounds, we can be pretty sure about identical or monozygotic twins. It means that during very early embryo development, one embryo split into two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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