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What should I ask my doctor if I conceived twins naturally?

What should I ask my doctor if I conceived twins naturally?

Health Tips: You should talk to your doctor about diet, exercise, taking vitamins, etc. In addition, it is important to try and find out if the twins are in the same or different sacs. While this won't tell you if they are identical or fraternal, it will help to identify if they are at risk for twin-twin transfusion or cord entanglement. Discuss your options for delivery and risk of preterm labor as well. ...Read more

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I naturally conceived fraternal twins. There's no twins on either side. What are my chances of having twins again?

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 more

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6 week ultra sound showed heart beat in one sac and yolk in the other. Is this normal for naturally conceived twins?

6 week ultra sound showed heart beat in one sac and yolk in the other. Is this normal for naturally conceived twins?

Septate uterus?: Was there really a second sac, or was it the same sac wrapped around a uterine septum? It is not impossible to have dichorionic twins missed before 6 weeks, but one has to consider all possibilities. Another scenario: vanishing twin syndrome or large subchorionic hematoma. Serial ultrasounds by an expert diagnostician will be required to tell the final diagnosis. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily! ...Read more

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I need a doctor close to my home in northwest tucson to circumsize my 4mth old twin boys..Where can I go they are under 12 lbs a 2wks early

I need a doctor close to my home in northwest tucson to circumsize my 4mth old twin boys..Where can I go they are under 12 lbs a 2wks early

Ask your Pediatricia: If your pediatrician or family doctor feels they are too big to do in the office then have them refer you to a urologist who will likely do it in the operating room. ...Read more

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If u are fertile already will doctors give you fertility pills to make you have twins?

If u are fertile already will doctors give you fertility pills to make you have twins?

Some may,: But in the us that's definitely against standards of good common practice. All the professional committee guidelines discourage that in the us, but some do it anyway. ...Read more

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One of my twins died in utero, will doctors be able to find out if they were identical or fraternal?

One of my twins died in utero, will doctors be able to find out if they were identical or fraternal?

Doc should know: Likely your doctor has ultrasound images that can tell fairly well if the babies shared a placenta and/or sac or not. That's detectable as early as 9 weeks of pregnancy, assuming you had an ultrasound in the first trimester. If your loss occurred earlier than that in the first trimester, then likely the doctor cannot tell if they were identical or not. ...Read more

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Do you think my doctor will prescibe me chlomid if I want twins?

Do you think my doctor will prescibe me chlomid if I want twins?

He/she shouldn't!: Nobody in their right mind wants a complicated pregnancy - namely twins! if any physician prescribes knowingly Clomiphene citrate to indulge such an unreasonable request, they are subject to liability suit, loss of license to practice medicine and public ridicule. ...Read more