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What women are most likely to have fraternal twins?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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