Identical Twins

MoDi Twins: Monochorionic Diamniotic Pregnancy

If you're carrying identical twins, they could be mo-di or monochorionic diamniotic. But what exactly does that mean for you and your babies? Does sharing the same placenta require additional monitoring? Should you expect additional care from your obstetrician or perinatologist? Mothers of mo-di twins share their personal experience!


Modified: August 24, 2017 10:42 am

Annoying Questions About Twins (And How to Deal With It)

Going out in public with your twins in tow can be quite a challenge. Not to mention all the unsolicited comments from well-meaning strangers. What are some of the common questions asked? What's the best way to respond to them? Plus, what to do when people start asking your twins questions and bypass you altogether.


Modified: July 05, 2017 9:53 am

Twinning: How Does It Happen?

You've just learned you're pregnant with twins! Odds are, you're in complete shock. You may be asking questions like, how did this happen? How common are twins? Are they identical or fraternal? And could it happen to me again? Today we're leaning all about "twinning", the process of conceiving twins.


Modified: March 01, 2017 1:39 pm

Chances of Twinning: Genetics and Fertility Treatments

Do twins run in your family? As a twin parent, you’ve probably heard this question a million times. So, what are your chances of twinning, whether it’s through genetics or through the use of fertility treatments? The conception of identical twins is supposed to be random, so how do we explain families with multiple sets?


Modified: November 27, 2016 12:43 pm

Tips for Telling Your Identical Twins Apart

Many babies looks similar when they're born. If you just gave birth to identical twins, you may have a really hard time telling them apart. So, what's a mama to do? Our parent panelists share what strategies they used to help themselves, family members and friends.


Modified: November 27, 2016 12:51 pm

Debunking Myths About Twin Pregnancies

If you recently learned you are carrying twins, you may be a bit anxious about your pregnancy. Are you still able to have a vaginal birth if you're pregnant with twins? Is it really rare to be pregnant the full 40 weeks? And it bedrest pretty much unavoidable? Today we're debunking some of the common myths associated with twin pregnancy.


Modified: November 27, 2016 1:02 pm