What fraction of all born kids are twins?

Answer The number of living human twins in the world has been estimated to be approximately 125 million in 2006. Roughly 1.9% of the world population. With just 10 million monozygotic twins (roughly 0.2% ... Read More »

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Mothers of TWINS, when your twins were born did you used to mix them up?

Unless your twins are identical you shouldn't have a problem. Most parents with twins will mark them. We marked my cousins (identical twins) with a permanent marker on the bottom of their feet unti... Read More »

How far apart can twins be born?

I'm a twin, and I was born first, whereas my sister didn't come out until an hour and 45 minutes later, which was deemed unusual!Usually, most twins are born about 20 minutes apart.

My twins were born at 29 weeks!?

First of all, congratulations on the birth of your twins! I know it's scary and they are here way too early, but I have to tell you that I don't know anyone who delivered at 29 weeks and lost thei... Read More »

Can twins be born at the same time?

It is not humanly possible to push out two full sized babies at the same time through a 10 cm hole. I mean, could you imagine?! Babies can be born minutes, or even seconds apart, but it is not poss... Read More »