Rated 5.0/5 based on 13 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Multiple Pregnancy

Share
Dr. Victor Beshay
193 doctors shared insights

Multiple Pregnancy (Overview)

Multiple gestation is a condition where more than one fetus is carried in a single pregnancy.


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
49M people helped
1

1
How can I treat multiple pregnancy?

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
49M people helped
How can I treat multiple pregnancy?

Prenatal care: If you know you have a multiple pregnancy, you will have already had an ultrasound exam. Follow-up with your obstetrician as directed. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

85,000 doctors available

A Doctor is Standing by to Answer All Your Pregnancy Questions Now!

Pregnancy is a beautiful but complicated process. There are thousands of questions every parent wants to ask but frequently forgets during regular doctor visits. With HealthTap, you can have a doctor on demand anytime, anywhere!

Connect with a doctor in minutes via phone, tablet or computer, 24/7. We're here to help and make sure you and your newborn feel good! Try us today!

85,000 doctors available

A Doctor is Standing by to Answer All Your Pregnancy Questions Now!

Pregnancy is a beautiful but complicated process. There are thousands of questions every parent wants to ask but frequently forgets during regular doctor visits. With HealthTap, you can have a doctor on demand anytime, anywhere!

Connect with a doctor in minutes via phone, tablet or computer, 24/7. We're here to help and make sure you and your newborn feel good! Try us today!
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
31 years in practice
2M people helped
Pregnancy Questions?
Ask our ObGyn Specialists
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
31 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
Dr. Victor Beshay
193 doctors shared insights

Multiple Pregnancy (Overview)

Multiple gestation is a condition where more than one fetus is carried in a single pregnancy.


Dr. Leto Quarles
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
1M people helped
2

2
Are there harmful symptoms associated with multiple pregnancy?

Dr. Leto Quarles
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
1M people helped
Are there harmful symptoms associated with multiple pregnancy?

Risks with multiples: Twin, triplet, and higher-order pregnancies are higher risk for both mom and babies. Risks include preterm labor/delivery, pre-eclampsia, uneven distribution of bloodflow & nutrients to babies, diabetes and other health problems for mom, and identicals or babies who share a sac can even get tangled up. Multiple pregnancies should be closely monitored by a high-risk OB specialist. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
31 years in practice
2M people helped
Pregnancy Questions?
Ask our ObGyn Specialists
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
31 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
2M people helped
3

3
Having a Healthy First Trimester (Tip)

Having a Healthy First Trimester

The majority of miscarriages occur before 10 weeks of pregnancy. ...See more

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
103M people helped
4

4
Lower abdominal pain lower back pain multiple pregnancy symptoms multiple negative urine test no blood tests milky discharge all STDs cleared a help!

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
103M people helped
Lower abdominal pain lower back pain multiple pregnancy symptoms multiple negative urine test no blood tests milky discharge all STDs cleared a help!

See a family doctor: These symptoms are too vague to even prompt a guess, and you definitely need to be examined. Remember, answers on healthtap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified
31 years in practice
2M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Board Certified, Family Medicine
303K people helped
5

5
What are the signs of multiple pregnancy?

Dr. Raphael Peralta
Board Certified, Family Medicine
303K people helped
What are the signs of multiple pregnancy?

Get an ultrasound: Get an ultrasound.

Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
2M people helped
6

6
Having a Healthy First Trimester (Tip)

Having a Healthy First Trimester

The beta HCG level usually fails to double every three days when a pregnancy fails, but not always. ...See more

Dr. Kenan Omurtag
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 years in practice
289K people helped
7

7
Haven't had a period since may (2011) and I have taken multiple pregnancy tests and all were negative. What could be the issue? I had my son in january (2011) and it took us 3 years to conceive him. I was diagnosed with pcos and endometriosis prior to. I

Dr. Kenan Omurtag
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 years in practice
289K people helped
Haven't had a period since may (2011) and I have taken multiple pregnancy tests and all were negative. What could be the issue? I had my son in january (2011) and it took us 3 years to conceive him. I was diagnosed with pcos and endometriosis prior to. I

The history of PCOS: Raises a red flag? Did you need to use fertility medications to conceive (eg Clomiphene or injectables, letrozole)? You should see a reprooductive endocrinologist about this becuase its been >6mos. Also having gone this long without a period would warrant investigation of your uterine lining and the use of Progesterone for a withdrawal bleed. Also curious if you were on birth control aftr delivey. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
8

8
Have taken multiple pregnancy test all said negative but my symptoms are real?

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
Have taken multiple pregnancy test all said negative but my symptoms are real?

What symptoms?: What are your symptoms? No period?

Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
2M people helped
9

9
Having a Healthy First Trimester (Tip)

Having a Healthy First Trimester

First trimester of pregnancy is the most important time in your life to avoid hazardous substances. ...See more

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
10

10
What are the tests for multiple pregnancy?

Dr. Gerard Honore
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
24 years in practice
55M people helped
What are the tests for multiple pregnancy?

Ultrasound: Ultrasound is the only completely reliable test for multiple pregnancy, and between 6 and 8 weeks it should be nearly 100% reliable. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. James Lin
6 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Pregnancy Questions?
Ask our ObGyn Specialists
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
85,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook