Covering the main aspects of ante-natal care during your twin pregnancy, antenatal tests and screening, what to expect at your first antenatal appointment, common concerns in multiple pregnancies and general health and fitness advice.
When youre pregnant with twins, triplets or more, you should receive more than the standard 7-10 antenatal appointments and the two ultrasound scans arranged for single pregnancies. it is usual to be referred to a consultant for antenatal care. most women having twins will be asked to attend the consultants clinic for a monthly check-up.
I had an ultrasound last week and they saw one sac and a implantational bleed. Yesterday, bleed is gone and revelealed a 2nd sac, fetal pole, and 2 heartbeats.If your babies were conceived as a result of IVF treatment.your consultant may wish to see you more frequently than normal.' And it was like, 'Well, what do you mean, why have we come this early?' And she said, 'Well, why have you come this early?
With monochorionic twins, the sonographer looks for differences in growth (growth discordancy) and increased nuchal translucency measurements—a discrepancy may indicate Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS).