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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 more
Can an orgasm kill an unborn identical twin?
Should orgasming be stopped due to identical twins or MoMo twins?
No, if all is normal: A fetus can die after the pregnant woman has an orgasm, but can also die before she has an orgasm. A fetus can die after the woman eats a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. All these things do happen, BUT are they related? The answer is NO, unless the woman has a problem that causes two things to be related (such as having a peanut allergy, and a life-threatening reaction after a PB&J sandwich). ...Read more
Unfortunate : Unfortunate event, miscarriage is miscarriage with one or two , if you want more descriptive you can say twin miscarriage ...Read more
Depends on situation: When used in the short term during pregnancy for maternal pain the effect on the fetus is minor. If used around the time of delivery it can produce decreased activity & respiratory depression. It infants of mothers treated showed behavioral depression for several days. ...Read more
I am on clomiphene citrate, baby aspirin and folic acid.I have maternal fraternal twin uncles , I've been pregnant with twins bf.will I have twins?
Anteverted,bulky gravid uterus,single intrauterine gestational sac 2.7 cm gestational age 6 weeks 6 days no fetal pole is this OK?or a miscarriage?
No: Most mom's who have been pregnant before can pick this up at about 16 wks. Most first timers don't pick it up until later (20 wks). ...Read more
I had u/s at 7 weeks after 2 embryo via icsi. Twin a hr 147 , 7 weeks old. Twin b hr 106, 6 weeks old. Will twin b survive and why the difference?
Discordance: I would wait and have another ultrasound in 1-2 weeks. That way you can confirm both heartbeats and look at interval growth. ...Read more
I naturally conceived fraternal twins. There's no twins on either side. What are my chances of having twins again?
Statistics.: Chance of having fraternal natural twins is about 1 in 90. Ok so you have already won the "twin parent lottery" once. What are the odds of you having a second set of twins if your first set of twins were fraternal, then your chances of having another set of fraternal twins is multiplied by four! that's 1 in 12! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound at 6weeks 2days pregnant shows gestational sac, yolk sac, fetal pole n heartbeat (133bpm).
What are the chances of miscarriage after this?
Risk is decreased: The fact the fetal pole has a heartbeat is very good and encouraging. However, the risk of miscarriage is still present until 12-13 weeks. That is why most celebrities do not release statements about pregnancy, due to the fact that miscarriage can happen. After this time, with a normal fetal heartbeat and placenta, the risk of miscarriage drastically decreases. ...Read more
Babyaa 7wks 4days visible gestational sac and fetal pole, no yolk sac heartbeat. Babybb 9wks 4days alive. Could ob/gyn and perinatal ob tested early?
Doubtful: Usually when twin pregnancies occur fertilization happens at approximately the same time. The growth should be very consistent with each other. It appears that baby a will not continue to grow. I'm sorry. ...Read more
Always a risk: I try to get my pregnant patients to stop taking any meds if possible [there are exceptions]. The first 3 months are the most crucial. Is talk therapy available? If Klonopin (clonazepam) is absolutely necessary then use the lowest possible dose. Check with your obgyn doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer