Top
20
Doctor insights on: Pregnancy Week By Week Identical Twins

Share
1

1
Pregnant with twins week by week guide needed?

Pregnant with twins week by week guide needed?

Not likely.: This should be like any other pregnancy, but do check-up often with your doctor as the pregnancy progresses to try to be sure of no complications with this since things might happen with twin/multiple pregnancies. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
After 20 weeks pregnant week by week growth rate?

After 20 weeks pregnant week by week growth rate?

1cm each week: Typically your belly will be at your umbillicus during 20 weeks. It shoud grow 1 cm each week after that. ...Read more

3

3
First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

First trimester pregnancy week by week getting sicker?

Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may feel the same with mild symptoms or you may have severe symptoms with vomiting and weight loss. Each baby is different and each pregnancy is different. Many women feel really good during the first trimester. Breasts might feel tender and enlarged. ...Read more

4

4
Ivf pregnancy week 6. Triplets measure at week 4+ no yolk and heartbeat seen. Is this normal? Or blighted ovum?

Ivf pregnancy week 6. Triplets measure at week 4+ no yolk and heartbeat seen. Is this normal? Or blighted ovum?

Depends on size: If they are measuring only 4 weeks it's possible they are normal, but this is unlikely given ivf. What are the sizes of the gestational sacs? ...Read more

6

6
Ivf pregnant week8 dr confirm triplet blighted hCG 8k. However saw a yolk sac in 1sac@week9 when consulted another dr. Chances of remain preg? Week7 hcg7k

Ivf pregnant week8 dr confirm triplet blighted hCG 8k. However saw a yolk sac in 1sac@week9 when consulted another dr. Chances of remain preg? Week7 hcg7k

Miscarriage?: There should be more than a yolk sac by now. There should be a fetus with a heart beat. It would appear that you have a missed abortion or what is normally called a miscarriage. This is unfortunate. Your infertility specialist that performed the ivf would be the best one to determine this. ...Read more

7

7
My hCG level tested a week apart. First week 48, second week 1708, third week 16,180. Does this pregnancy look good?

My hCG level tested a week apart. First week 48, second week 1708, third week 16,180. Does this pregnancy look good?

Yes: Based on the HCG levels the pregnancy is viable. There is wide variation in normal HCG levels. You may wish to consult this site for more info. http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

8

8
Want pics of fetus week by week?

Want pics of fetus week by week?

Not possible: Whereas it would be great to be able to see a fetus develop week by week throughout pregnancy, it just isn't feasible. Insurance companies will not pay for the ultrasounds and doctor's offices are primarily focused on the diagnostic aspects of ultrasound. Anticipate a possible dating scan, 18-20 week anatomy/ level 2 scan, then depending on clinical picture a scan in the third trimester. ...Read more

9

9
What to expect pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

What to expect pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

Week 1: What is called the first week of pregnancy occurs before the conception even occurs. The pregnancy count begins the first day of your last menstrual period – so you won’t feel different. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

11

11
What is the risk of late miscarriage after 20 weeks pregnant with twins?

What is the risk of late miscarriage after 20 weeks pregnant with twins?

High risk: If you miscarriage between 20-23/24 weeks, before viability, there might not be anything doctors can do to save life of the twins. After 24 weeks, if something wrong with the pregnancy, doctors can likely help intervene. The risk of miscarriage depends on many factors. Any health problems you have, any health problems the babies have been diagnosed with. Or problems with placenta or uterus. ...Read more

12

12
What ok take when pregnancy with twins for cold? 32 week pregnancy with twins

What ok take when pregnancy   with  twins  for cold?
32 week pregnancy  with  twins

Ask your OB MD: Many OB MD's prefer that you do not take ANY medications during pregnancy for colds, as the meds can speed up the baby's already rapid heart rate. ...Read more

13

13
What to expect in pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

What to expect in pregnancy week by week starting with week 1?

Web: There are very good websites for this general information on the web already. You can even sign up for weekly emails with "what to expect" on each particular week you are on. Good luck. ...Read more

14

14
Can a twin be missed at 12 week ultrasound?

Can a twin be missed at 12 week ultrasound?

Yes: mistakes happen. However, it is very unlikely. If you are concerned, speak with your doctor. A second ultrasound should confirm the initial findings. ...Read more

15

15
Can a twin lost at 36 weeks gestation.

Can a twin lost at 36 weeks gestation.

Cannot disappear: A twin at 36 weeks can pass in the womb, but will still be there, as opposed to what is called a "vanishing" twin, where a woman with a twin pregnancy experiences the miscarriage of one twin, hence "vanishing" twin. ...Read more

17

17
What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

12 weeks: At week 12 you may feel tired, occasionally feel dizzy or faint, have an expanded waist line, pass gas, have a more sensitive sense of smell, have an increase in saliva and experience headaches. Urinary frequency may lessen. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

18

18
Any photos of early pregnancy symptoms week by week?

Any photos of early pregnancy symptoms week by week?

Month to month: About.Com pregnancy and childbirth has month to month pictures of the developing fetus. http://pregnancy.about.com/od/fetus/. ...Read more

19

19
What are they symptoms of pregnancy week by week 20 weeks?

20 weeks.: At week 20 you could have headaches, heartburn, mild swelling of lower extremities, cramps in legs & occasional lightheadednes. This is a great site for more info: http://www.Whattoexpect.Com/pregnancy/20-weeks-pregnant.Aspx. ...Read more

20

20
Can a transvaginal ultrasound at 6wks 3days miss a twin pregnancy?

Can a transvaginal ultrasound at 6wks 3days miss a twin pregnancy?

Twin pregnancy: early ultrasound may fail to identify multiple gestation pregnancies in some cases. ...Read more