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Quadruplets! Getting 2 sets of Identical Twins during one Pregnancy

Parents choosing for fertility treatment such as IVF do not *ask* for multiples. There is an increased chance of getting twins or higher multiples after fertility treatment, but the main concern of the parents usually is to get one healthy baby. … Continue reading

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Twin Pregnancy: Gestational age and Birthweight

The mean gestational age for a twin pregnancy is 37 weeks, for triplets 34 weeks and for quadruplets 31 weeks. Compared to singletons the average birth weight for multiples is much lower: at birth the mean weight for twins is … Continue reading

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Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

The Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation is a nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing immediate and lifesaving educational, emotional and financial support to families, medical professionals and other caregivers before, during and after a diagnosis of twin to twin … Continue reading

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Twin Pregnancy Timeline: What to Expect

In this video I talk about twin pregnancies. What can you expect from your doctor to reduce the risks during your pregnancy? The growth and development of the unborn children will be monitored closely, because there is an increased chance … Continue reading

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