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Twins, Triplets, and Higher Order Multiples

Fertility treatment use increases your odds for conceiving twins, triplets, or higher order multiples. Understanding your risks and knowing how to improve your chances for a healthier pregnancy is vital. Learn what you need to know about twins, triples, and higher order multiples here.

Quiz: Are My Chances for Twins Higher Than Most?
Using fertility drugs can increase your risk for twins. But other factors can also increase your odds, like having twins in the family or being a certain weight or height. Are your odds higher than most? Take this quiz to find out.

Should I Purposely Try To Get Pregnant With Twins Or Triplets?
Getting pregnant with twins, or even triplets, may sound like a quick way to build your family when you’re dealing with infertility. However, there are risks to twin pregnancies. Learn more about what to consider before trying to get pregnant with twins or triplets.

What Are My Chances of Having Twins?
Fertility treatment can increase your risk of conceiving twins, but there are other natural things that boost your chances. Learn about them here.

Twin Pregnancy Risks
There are risks to a twin pregnancy. Learn what you need to know here, so you can take steps preventive steps, when possible.

Positive Thoughts on Twins and Multiple Pregnancy
Reading about multiple pregnancy risks can be depressing. Sometimes, it's good to focus on the positive. Lightening your mood by reading this list on the positive side to twins and multiples.

What are the chances of having twins with Clomid?
Wondering if you'll get your own pair of Clomid twins? From the way the media paints fertility drugs and multiples, it can seem that everyone taking Clomid is bound to have twins, but that's not really true. What are your chances of having twins if you take Clomid? Find out in this FAQ on Clomid twins.

Getting Pregnant with Twins - Thoughts on Getting Pregnant with Twins…
When you decide to take fertility drugs, you take the risk that you may get pregnant with twins – or more! The risk of getting pregnant with twins while taking Clomid is 10%, while the risk of getting pregnant with twins or more while taking stronger fertility drugs is as high as 30%. How would you react if you got pregnant with twins? What...

How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy after Infertility
A twin pregnancy comes with more risk, and it's important you do everything you can to have a healthy pregnancy. This article explains how you can make that happen.

Monozygotic Twins
What are monozygotic twins? Are your chances for identical twins any higher with fertility treatment? Learn what you need to know here.

Dizygotic Twins
Dizygotic twins are nonidentical twins. Learn how they are formed, what the likelihood of different gender combinations are, and what may make the pregnant risky.

Positive Stories on Having Twins, Triplets and Higher Order Multiples
Readers share their positive thoughts and stories on twins and super twins. Read what other moms have to say and share your experience!

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