Types of Twins – What You Need to Know

1Which Factors Increase the Chance of Having Twins?

Some people are more likely to have twins than others. Some factors may increase the likelihood, such as:

– Heredity: You are more likely to have twins if you are a fraternal twin, have siblings who are fraternal twins, or has already given birth to fraternal twins

– The higher the number of previous pregnancy, the higher the chance of having twins will be

– Women between 30 and 50 years old are more likely to have twins. This is because they have higher estrogen levels in the body, which stimulates the ovaries to produce many eggs at the same time

– Ethnic group: The odds are highest in Black African and lowest in Asian

– Some assisted reproductive methods can stimulate the ovaries to produce eggs [1]


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