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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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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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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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What the risk of twins perganancy?

What the risk of twins perganancy?

1 in 90: The rate of natural twinning is 1 in 90. The rate of natural triplets, 1 in 8000. ...Read more

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How can I cope with loss of a twin?

How can I cope with loss of a twin?

Grieving: Illicit the support of family, friends, clergy or a therapist to help through the Grief process. God Bless. ...Read more

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How many weeks can twins be indused?

How many weeks can twins be indused?

36 week: That would be safe, but keep them as long you can. They are much safer inside of you. Good luck ! ...Read more

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1300 4 weeks 2 days chances for twins?

1300 4 weeks 2 days chances for twins?

Can't tell by the #: An HCG value alone can't tell you how many pregnancies. Only an ultrasound predict this! ...Read more

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Where in the world are twins most common?

Where in the world are twins most common?

Industrialized Area: Twins have increased with the increased use of assisted reproductive techniques. ...Read more

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Could this be due to a twin death inutero?

Could this be due to a twin death inutero?

Question: Please tell us what your symptoms are first. So sorry if you lost twins. Peace and good health. ...Read more