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What women are most likely to have fraternal twins?

What women are most likely to have fraternal twins?

Fraternal twins: Fraternal twins are more common in some families and in some ethnic groups. The highest twinning rate in the world is in africa. Fraternal twins are caused by two separate eggs developing at once, being ovulated at the same time, and being fertilized. Older women having a pregnancy have a higher rate of fraternal twins. ...Read more

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Is it true women with hyperemesis are having twins or are very likely to have twins?

Is it true women with hyperemesis are having twins or are very likely to have twins?

Partly.: Each of these urban myths has a speck of truth. Hyperemesis gravidarum (hg) is due to the HCG which is proportionately increased with multifetal pregnancies; this means that women with multifetal pregnancies are more likely to suffer from hg compared to women carrying singleton pregnancies. Having said that, hg cannot be used to predict fetal plurality - prenatal ultrasound isd the test of choice. ...Read more

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If my gf dad had fraternal twins how likely will she have twins?

If my gf dad had fraternal twins how likely will she have twins?

Twins: Having twins is generally an event that happens by chance. There is no hereditary basis for twins. Sometimes women on fertility drugs have increased chances of having twins. But just because a family member had twins does not mean you are at an higher odds for doing so yourself. ...Read more

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At how many weeks do women usually deliver twins?

At how many weeks do women usually deliver twins?

Twins: The most frequent time for twins to be born is between 35 and 37 weeks gestation. But they can be born earlier, and other twins are born at term. ...Read more

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How can twins be born in one woman in 2 uteruses?

How can twins be born in one woman in 2 uteruses?

Cesarean section!: 80% of all us twins are estimated to be born via c-section nowadays. If additional factors such as uterine anomalies are present then the risks of trial of labor increase even further and a prelabor c-section by 36-38 weeks may be preferable. Discuss these issues with your maternal-fetal medicine specialist in detail to choose the best option for your family. Vaginal delivery may be possible. ...Read more

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My daughters females twins have 19 months but their weight and heights less than their ages?

My daughters females twins have 19 months but their weight and heights less than their ages?

Corrected age is : Used till age 2 (40 weeks - gestational age). Velocity of growth of head, wt. & length& wt.-for-length ratio matters > than being. ...Read more

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Hello! I am a fertile woman, i want to have twins. What do I do to have it, please advise. Thanks.

Hello! I am a fertile woman, i want to have twins. What do I do to have it, please advise. Thanks.

Luck: Having twins naturally can happen because of luck or it may be genetically predetermined. Fertility treatment does increase the risk of multiple pregnancies. I do not recommend doing treatment just to have twins. Keep in mind that twins do have a higher complication rate than singleton pregnancies. The best possible outcome in any pregnancy is the singelton outcome. ...Read more

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Can there be male and female identical twins?

Can there be male and female identical twins?

Identical twins: Identical twins are always the same sex. They have the same genetic endowment. Fraternal twins are siblings that were in utero together. Fraternal twins can be the same sex or the opposite sex. ...Read more

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