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Identical twins

Identical twins result from a pregnancy in which a single egg divides into two embryos after fertilisation. This means the two babies in your womb share a placenta and an amniotic sac, though some cases of multiple placentas have been reported. The egg usually divides between the first two and eight days after fertilisation, but if the division begins after ... Leer Más »

Fraternal twins

Fraternal twins result from a pregnancy in which two eggs are fertilised during conception. Two eggs means that each baby will have its own placenta and its own amniotic sac. This lowers the risks of the possible complications associated with fetuses who share these two important lifelines during pregnancy. Fraternal twins are the most common multiple birth and are influenced ... Leer Más »

Triplets and more

Though fraternal twins and identical twins are the most frequently occurring multiple births, triplets, quadruplets and even octuplets are also possibilities. The occurrence of such multiple births have greatly increased with the rise in fertility treatments. Triplets result from pregnancies in which one, two or three eggs are fertilised. This means either one egg is fertilised and divides into three ... Leer Más »

Multiple Births

Multiple births, which include twins, triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets...(you get the idea), are becoming increasingly more common in pregnancies across the world. Several causes have been identified for this increase in multiple births, but most medical professionals agree that the main reason is that many women are waiting until their 30s to have babies. Women in their 30s are more likely ... Leer Más »

Ectopic pregnancy: diagnosis

An ectopic or tubal pregnancy is a pregnancy in which the fertilised egg implants outside of the uterine cavity. The egg will usually implant in the fallopian tube, but other ectopic pregnancies include implantation in the ovaries, the cervix and the horns of the uterus. Unfortunately, ectopic pregnancies have become more common since the mid-1980s as a result of the ... Leer Más »

Ectopic pregnancy: risk factors

An ectopic or tubal pregnancy is a pregnancy in which the fertilised egg implants outside of the uterine cavity. The egg will usually implant in the fallopian tube, but other ectopic pregnancies include implantation in the ovaries, the cervix and the horns of the uterus. Unfortunately, ectopic pregnancies have become more common since the mid-1980s as a result of the ... Leer Más »

Ectopic pregnancy: signs and symptoms

An ectopic or tubal pregnancy is a pregnancy in which the fertilised egg implants outside of the uterine cavity. The egg will usually implant in the fallopian tube, but other ectopic pregnancies include implantation in the ovaries, the cervix and the horns of the uterus. Unfortunately, ectopic pregnancies have become more common since the mid-1980s as a result of the ... Leer Más »

Ectopic pregnancy: Treatment

An ectopic or tubal pregnancy is a pregnancy in which the fertilised egg implants outside of the uterine cavity. The egg will usually implant in the fallopian tube, but other ectopic pregnancies include implantation in the ovaries, the cervix and the horns of the uterus. Unfortunately, ectopic pregnancies have become more common since the mid-1980s as a result of the ... Leer Más »

Important vitamins for your pregnancy

During pregnancy, vitamins are crucial to the development  of both you and your baby and a healthy diet is the best way to ensure that you both get all the vitamins you need. Vitamin deficienceies are most common in those who: are lactose intolerant vegetarian vegan celiac suffer from high levels of stress smoke drink alcohol on a regular basis ... Leer Más »

Vitamin D and pregnancy

Pregnant and breastfeeding women who do not eat dairy products or who have little exposure to the sun can suffer from a vitamin D deficiency, which can lead to seizures and a slowing down of your baby's heart rate. Vitamin D, also known as calciferol, is a fat-soluble vitamin, like vitamin A and vitamin E, and is absorbed by the ... Leer Más »