Multiples and Twins Directory
If you give birth to twins, triplets, or more, it is called a multiple birth. Multiple births have become much more common in recent years with the increasing popularity of fertility treatments such as vitro fertilization (IVF). Pregnant women over 30 are also more likely to give birth to multiples. A multiple pregnancy raises the risk of pregnancy-related complications, such as preeclampsia, premature delivery, and low birth weight. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of pregnancy with multiples, the possible complications, and much more.
Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome
Important It is possible that the main title of the report Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...
Multiple Pregnancy: Twins or More-Symptoms
If you are pregnant with more than one fetus, you can expect to have the same symptoms as those of a pregnancy with one fetus (called a singleton pregnancy). But the symptoms may happen earlier and may be worse.
Multiple Pregnancy: Twins or More-Health Tools
Use these multiple pregnancy health tools to help make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.
Multiple Pregnancy: Twins or More-Treatment Overview
It is always important to take extra good care of yourself when pregnant. When carrying twins or more (multiple pregnancy), be sure to eat a balanced and nutritious diet of quality calories, and make sure that you get enough calcium, iron, and folic acid.
11 Things You Didn't know About Twin Pregnancies
If you are expecting twins and don't know what to expect, you are not alone. Here's some advice from experts about what's in store for you and your twins.
Dennis Quaid Fights Medical Errors
Actor Dennis Quaid on medical errors – and life with twins.
7 Things You Didn't Know About Raising Newborn Twins
Even experienced moms may not know what to expect when they bring home newborn twins. Here’s some expert advice to help you adjust to doing double duty with your newborn twins.
How Are the Quaid Twins Doing?
With more recent horrifying headlines about heparin drug errors harming children—and even, tragically taking the lives of two babies at a Texas hospital—WebMD recently sat down with Dennis and Kimberly Quaid.
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