Can twins have a different father and can they be identical?

Answer Identical twins are born when a single fertilized egg splits an extra time early on to produce two copies that develop into two different babies. Identical twins MUST have a single father because t... Read More »

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If identical twins had babies with identical twins, would the children be biologically siblings?

Biologically they'd be full siblings, if their twin parents married singlets their cousins would be biologically half siblings.

If a woman slept with identical twins and got pregnant, would a DNA test show who the father was?

DNA tests aren't 100% accurate even on totally unrelated people, so for identical twins they would not show which of the two fathered the child at all.The DNA of identical twins is not the same, bu... Read More »

If a girl slept with two identical twins and got pregnant, would both twins...?

I Think the Careful Analysis of the DNA (Germline), Would Reveal Some Difference. E. g., the Incorporation, of Viral DNA.

Are identical twins more common than fraternal twins?

No, about 1 in every 3 twins is an identical twin.Source: