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    Are My Twins Identical or Fraternal?

    Twin Zygosity If you are pregnant with multiples, you know that you’ll soon face unique joys and challenges that may not accompany the single birth experience. With twins, a common…

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    Weight gain with Multiples

    Weight gain with Multiples

    You have just discovered that you are carrying a multiple pregnancy.Whether you are ecstatic or shocked and overwhelmed, your head isprobably spinning with a million questions at this point. One…

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    Vanishing Twin Syndrome

    Vanishing twin syndrome was first recognized in 1945. Vanishing twin syndrome is when one of a set of twin/multiple fetuses disappears in the uterus during pregnancy. This is the result…

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    Signs & Symptoms of Multiples

    Signs & Symptoms of Multiples

    Many women suspect that they might be carrying more than one baby, buthow can you know for sure. The following indicators may point towardsa multiples pregnancy. Ultrasound Confirmation This is…

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    Twin to Twin TransfusionSyndrome             (TTTS)

    Twin to Twin TransfusionSyndrome (TTTS)

    Twin to twin transfusion syndrome(TTTS) is a serious disorder that occurs in identical twins and higherorder multiples who share a placenta. This occurs when there is a connectionin the two…

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    Prenatal Care in a Multiples Pregnancy

    Prenatal Care in a Multiples Pregnancy

    Women expecting multiples have many different and unique experiencesthan those women who are carrying a single pregnancy. Since multiplesare at a greater risk of developing complications, your healthcareprovider will want…

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    How a multiples pregnancy occurs

    How a multiples pregnancy occurs

    The numbers of pregnancies that are multiples have increased over thelast twenty years. This increase is primarily due to the fact that onethird of women who are having babies are…

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    Complications in a Multiples Pregnancy

    Complications in a Multiples Pregnancy

    Of all multiples, twins normally face the fewest medical problemsand complications. Each additional baby a woman carries at one timeincreases the possibility of developing complications.   What are the most…

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