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Is it possible for one twin to deform another?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Even without a twin, a fetus can assume an abnormal position within the womb, or have arms/legs in distorted positions.
These can produce transient deformations in any newborn. The presence of a twin within the same space can increase the risk of such deformations. Thankfully, positional distortions like these often improve with help after the babies are delivered.

In brief: Yes
Even without a twin, a fetus can assume an abnormal position within the womb, or have arms/legs in distorted positions.
These can produce transient deformations in any newborn. The presence of a twin within the same space can increase the risk of such deformations. Thankfully, positional distortions like these often improve with help after the babies are delivered.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Even though the
Uterus expands remarkably, it's a small place.
I've seen twins with skeletal impressions on their skulls from their womb-mate siblings. This is not frequent, but occurs.

In brief: Even though the
Uterus expands remarkably, it's a small place.
I've seen twins with skeletal impressions on their skulls from their womb-mate siblings. This is not frequent, but occurs.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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