Identical or fraternal twins

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 is probably spinning with a million questions at this…

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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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Prenatal care with multiples

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 risk of developing complications, your…

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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 of women who are having…

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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 developing complications.   What are…

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