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Too Much Fluid Surrounding Twins (Overview)

Polyhydramnios is the presence of excessive amniotic fluid surrounding the unborn infant. Polyhydramnios may also be related to increased fluid production, which occurs with multiple gestation (for example, twins or triplets)


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Scan @ 5+1 one sac with yolk etc but had another sac of fluid could it be twins? And one implanted later then other,& that's why 2nd wasn't visible

Scan @ 5+1 one sac with yolk etc but had another sac of fluid could it be twins? And one implanted later then other,& that's why 2nd wasn't visible

Possible: Could be twins, but not later implantation. Either they did not see the second sac right away because of the early gestation, or they misinterpreted the extra embryonic coelom as a second sac. ...Read more

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Too Much Fluid Surrounding Twins (Overview)

Polyhydramnios is the presence of excessive amniotic fluid surrounding the unborn infant. Polyhydramnios may also be related to increased fluid production, which occurs with multiple gestation (for example, twins or triplets)


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I am 15 weeks pregnant having twins . One twin is healthy and is crl measures 80mm and other twin crl measures 45mm and has no aminotic fluid. Pls adv

I am 15 weeks pregnant having twins . One twin is healthy and is crl measures 80mm and other twin crl measures 45mm and has no aminotic fluid. Pls adv

Get evaluated: You need to see an ob/gyn and get evaluated. Your second twin is in very serious danger. A maternal fetal expert can advise you on what options are available. Best of luck. Lack of amniotic fluid suggests a problem with the kidneys or bladder. ...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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Why are triplet pregnancies considered much higher risk than twins?

Why are triplet pregnancies considered much higher risk than twins?

Earlier, smaller: The risk of preterm birth is higher for several reasons; triplet birth is likely to be earlier than that of twins. In addition, there is greater risk of growth problems, deformations from crowding, malpresentation. For the mother of triplets, the risks from abdominal delivery are higher than those of women with twins delivered vaginally and possibly abdominally, depending on the size and position. ...Read more

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I had an u/s done at 6 weeks. I thought i was 7. Found out it was twins. Found no heartbeat or flicker. Is it to soon?

I had an u/s  done  at 6 weeks. I  thought i was 7. Found out it was twins. Found no heartbeat or flicker.  Is it to soon?

Talk w/ Dr: The Dr who did the u/s is the best to ask about the results - that's part of the procedure! If there was anything drastically wrong - even mildly off - they'd probably have told you. But do call to ask all ?s you have. Yes, it might be a tiny bit soon in your case. Read here: http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/first-trimester/. ...Read more

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Faternal twins at my last u/s they where in the t shape now I'm feelings kicks all over are they able to move all around I assumed they would stay t ?

Faternal twins at my last u/s they where in the t shape now I'm feelings kicks all over are they able to move all around I assumed they would stay t ?

Wrong assumption: When they are small enough they will move around. As they get bigger and take up more space they will inevitably restrict their ability to move around. There growth will be monitored by your OB. There are standard growth curves. Full term for twins is frequently 38 weeks. Best wishes for a successful pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are twins hereditary?

Are twins hereditary?

Yes: Usually fraternal or non-identical twins can be hereditary. More often in this day and age twins and higher order birth are related to fertility medications and ivf. ...Read more

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What is a stuck twin?

What is a stuck twin?

Donor in TTTS.: Stuck twin is a descriptive term for the donor twin in a case of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (ttts - seen in 15% of all monochorionic/diamniotic twins which comprise 1/3 of all twins - identical in lay terms). ...Read more

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What are stuck twins?

What are stuck twins?

Stuck twin: The term stuck twin refers to a set of twins which are sharing the same placenta. The term stuck refers to the twin which is not getting enough blood flow and has very little amniotic fluid around it. The other twin has too much blood flow and too much amniotic fluid. The condition is called twin to twin transfusion syndrome. ...Read more

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How to get twins baby?

How to get twins baby?

Careful what U wish4: Carrying a twin pregnancy is not something anyone plans - and for good reasons: it is fraught with risks for fetal loss, preterm birth, hypertension, diabetes and maternal health problems that are not desirable. You can only take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and try to conceive naturally - 1% of the time twins result as an accident of conception - not a planned outcome. ...Read more

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How to get twins baby?

How to get twins baby?

Twins: There is no way to ensure that you have twins. They can run in families so you might have an increased possibility of having twins. And people that have had fertility treatment have an increased risk of having twins. It can happen when two eggs are released by the female at ovulation or when one egg splits after fertilization in which case the babies are identical twins. ...Read more

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What is vanishing twin?

What is vanishing twin?

Common occurence.: It seems that most of us started as multiples that spontaneously reduced to singleton pregnancies. Vanishing twin is the one that was lost in the first trimester. ...Read more

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How do I care for twins?

How do I care for twins?

Joyfully!: Having one baby is great; having two is doubly awesome! if mom doesn't have enough breastmilk, just use some formula. Many things can be done together (mom can help one baby, and dad the other) . . . Such as feeding, burping, changing diapers, reading time, bathing time, etc. . . . When going out, mom can carry one baby, and dad the other. Triplets? Now, that's much harder. ...Read more

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When are most twins born?

When are most twins born?

Twin Births: I know of nothing to suggest that twins are born at any particular time more than another. They are born just like all babies when it is time or when a c-section is scheduled. ...Read more

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What are the types of twins?

What are the types of twins?

Identical/fraternal: Identical twins occur when a fertilized egg splits and results in 2 individuals with the same dna and same gender. Fraternal twins come from 2 separate fertilized eggs. They do not have the same dna and can be the same or opposite gender. ...Read more

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What does locking twins mean?

What does locking twins mean?

Rare - bad!: Locked twins are monochorionic/monoamniotic twins that have locked heads so that the breech presenting one cannot be delivered because the cephalic second twin is holding it in utero by locking their jaws. Extremely rare and potentially lethal, unless a cesarean section is promptly undertaken. ...Read more

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What dr do I see if I want twins?

What dr do I see if I want twins?

OB/GYN or FP: Twins can be a wonderful blessing, but the pregnancy may have more risks than a single baby. A doctor who knows how to watch for growth problems, gestational diabetes, preterm labor, and preeclampsia is important. Also, twins may be delivered vaginally, but some presentations will lead to need for cesarean delivery. Good luck and i hope your pregnancy goes well, . ...Read more

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Does it make the twins identical ?

Does it make the twins identical ?

I'm confused!: Does what make the twins identical? Please ask your question again and clarify what you wish to know. ...Read more

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