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Multiple Births

Multiple Birth

Twins and higher order multiples have unique: conception, gestation and birth processes; impact on the family system; developmental environments; and individuation processes. Therefore, in order to insure their optimal development, multiples and t...

Explainer: Twins, Triplets, Quadruplets And More

Are they twins? Are they identical? Are they natural? Which one is older? These are some of the all-too-familiar, somewhat invasive and highly personal questions posed by well-intentioned strangers to parents with multiples the world over. A multi...

14 Notable Multiple Births (For A Total Of 69 Babies)

Triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets, and more may seem almost commonplace now compared to years past, at least to those of us who just read about them. But they are anything but commonplace to parents who find themselves suddenly leading a large fa...

Twins - Identical And Fraternal

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Amazing Twins Will Likely Be Born Four Months Apart The baby who was delivered is "fighting for his life, waiting for the day he gets to meet his brother on the outside," says the twins' dad. Bulk shopping for one baby is a good idea, but for twin...

Facts About The Twins

Births of conjoined twins, whose skin and internal organs are fused together, are rare. Conjoined twins occur once every 200,000 live births, and their survival is anything but assured. Approximately 40 to 60 percent of conjoined twins arrive stil...

Dichorionic Diamniotic Twin Pregnancy | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.Org

A dichorionic diamniotic (DCDA) twin pregnancy is a type of twin pregnancy where each twin has its own chorionic and amnionic sacs. This type occurs most commonly with dizygotic twins, but may also occur with monozygotic twin pregnancies. This typ...

Information About Twins | How Do You Do It?

*Note: There will be some tasteful “Birds and the Bees” talk on this blog post. If you are not comfortable with this, please do not read further.* When someone finds out I am pregnant, there are usually lots of congratulations: “Oh, that is wonder...

Being Pregnant With Twins, Triplets And Other Multiples | March Of Dimes

Being pregnant with multiples means being pregnant with twins, triplets or more. More than 3 in 100 women (3 percent) are pregnant with multiples each year. Most women with multiples are pregnant with twins. But some women get pregnant with three ...

Multiple Pregnancy: Twins Or More-Topic Overview

This topic is for women who are pregnant with more than one baby. It focuses on the questions that are specific to multiple pregnancies. For information on what to expect during pregnancy, labor, and childbirth, see the topic Pregnancy. A multiple...

Preparing For Multiple Births

Eating properly, getting enough rest, and making regular trips to the doctor are critical measures for any expectant mother to stay healthy. And a woman with a multiple pregnancy might be scheduled for more frequent appointments with her obstetric...

Complications In A Multiples Pregnancy

Of all the types of multiple births, twins normally face the fewest medical problems and complications. Each additional baby a woman carries during her pregnancy increases the possibility of developing pregnancy complications. Preterm labor/delive...

List Of Multiple Births - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia

This is a list of multiple births, consisting of notable higher order (4+) multiple births and pregnancies. Twins and triplets are sufficiently common to have their own separate articles. With the use of reproductive technology such as fertility d...

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Cecile Dionne learned to say "doctor" before she did "mother." As one of the Dionne girls — the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy, born 75 years ago on May 28 — Cecile spent her first nine years under medical care in "Quintland," a hospi...

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How Baby Grows In The Womb During Pregnancy - How Twins Are Made? (Triples, Quads)

Embryogenesis is the process by which the embryo forms and develops. In mammals, the term refers chiefly to early stages of prenatal development, whereas ...

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Multiple Births

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A multiple birth is the culmination of one multiple pregnancy, wherein the mother delivers two or more offspring, one for each fetus.