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What Does Dichorionic Diamniotic Twins Mean
In Diamniotic dichorionic Prenancy gestation sac of one baby is normal Mean diameter 2.7cm & 2ND is small Mean diameter 1.7 CM what is effect this ?
Serial Fetal Ultra-: sounds will be done to look for Intrauterine Growth Restriction & other determinants of fetal well-being or lack thereof, especially in the smaller twin. IUGR can be from fetal, placental or maternal disorders. Depending on the timing & severity, other studies can be done both prenatally & after delivery in an infant who is Small for Gestational Age to search for genetic & other medical causes. ...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 more
5 months?: 300-500 grams at 21-22 weeks - please specify question in weeks not months for more details. ...Read more
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?: 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?
1st ultrasound, ~6 weeks 4days. Two amniotic sacs but difficulty viewing 2nd. One heartbeat for sure. What are the chances of viable twins still & how good are the chances of at least one viable baby?
If twins are monozygotic but dichorionic are they less completely identical genetically than monochorionic twins ?
The same.: Monozygotic dichorionic is another term for monochorionic diamniotic twins. They are expected to be genetically identical in both cases because they come from one original fertilized egg. ...Read more
I have monochorionic diamniotic twins pregnancy(23weeks).I am taking iron tablets daily& my problem is that my hb is 9.2 now.How can I increase my hb?
No need to increase.: There is a u-shaped curve describing the relationship between perinatal mortality and maternal hemoglobin; the minimal risk for perinatal mortality is with minimum maternal hemoglobin of 9-11 g/dl. You can therefore, see that continuing your oral iron supplementation is all you need to do at this time. If your hemoglobin drops below 8.5 g/dl, you may want to increase your iron and red meat intake. ...Read more
Triplet p. I miscarried monocorionic diamniotic(at 10w).Still a fetus(at 14w). Ilness:hashimoto, nk, hipertiroidism( at 10w). Causes? Genetic?Risk?
I have diamniotic monochorionic pregnancy. Will it be a boy or a girl type or will it be same gender type?
Identical twins: Identical twins (also called paternal) created from one sperm fertilizing one egg to form one zygote which then divides into two separate and identical embryos. So it will be the same gender type and have all identical features. Congratulations on your happy news! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My doctor said that my wife is having Monochorionic Diamniotic pregnancy, would like to know the pro's and con's. and good to continue or terminate?
Continue: Two babies, two sacs (amniotic) with one placenta. While ALL twin pregnancies are a higher risk than singleton pregnancies, I don't think that this in and of itself warrants consideration for termination based on risks. Of course, this is a very personal decision and one you must have peace about. Good luck! ...Read more
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
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