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…

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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 is probably spinning with…

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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…

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Signs & Symptoms of Multiple Pregnancy

Many women suspect that they might be carrying more than one baby, but  how can you know for sure. Symptoms of Multiple Pregnancy The following…

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Multiple Pregnancies: Twins, Triplets and More

Having a pregnancy with one baby causes enough changes in your life — not to mention your body. It’s hard to imagine adding one, or…

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Safe Exercise during a Multiples Pregnancy

You have been told that you are expecting multiples and that you will need to gain more weight, eat more calories, and possibly expect greater…

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Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

Twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a serious disorder that occurs in identical twins and higher order multiples who share a placenta. This occurs…

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Prenatal Care in a Multiples Pregnancy

  Women expecting multiples have many different and unique experiences than those women who are carrying a single pregnancy. Since multiples are at a greater…

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How a multiples pregnancy occurs

The numbers of pregnancies that are multiples have increased over the last twenty years. This increase is primarily due to the fact that one third…

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Complications in a Multiples Pregnancy

Of all multiples, twins normally face the fewest medical problems and complications. Each additional baby a woman carries at one time increases the possibility of…

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