Is it possible for fraternal twins to have different fathers?

Answer Yes. There is a less tha one percent chance that a mother will have fraternal twins by two different fathers.

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Is it possible to have twins by two different fathers?

Yes, In the case of fraternal twins, a woman has ovulated more than once in a given month, thus releasing more than one egg. If this occurs and each egg is fertilized by sperm cells from the same ... Read More »

Can you have twins by different fathers?

There actually is a medical case on the books of a Swedish airline attendant who slept with two men in the same day, one white the other black, and subsequently gave birth to fraternal twins, one o... Read More »

Is it possible to have one set of twins by two different men?

Yes and no. Is it possible to have indentical twins (one egg splits into two) by two different fathers.... NO. Once an egg is penetrated it hardens so no other sperm can fertilize it. In that RA... Read More »

Which is more common fraternal twins or identical twins?