Multiple Pregnancies

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  • Multiple Pregnancies
    • Twins
      • Identical (Monozygotic) Twins
        • Have Identical Genes
        • Look the Same
        • Have the Same Blood Group
        • Are the Same Sex
        • Share the Same Placenta
      • Non Identical (Zygotic or Fraternal Twins
        • If Two Eggs are released at the Same Time, and Fertilised by Two Separate Sperm, then Two Babies will Result.
          • Have their own Placenta
          • Don't look Alike
          • Can be different Sexes
          • Have Different Genes
    • Possible Complications
      • Low Birth Weight
      • Premature Labour
      • The need for a Caesarean Section
      • More risks to the Mothers Health


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