Surprising Things Which Increase Chances Of Giving Birth To Twins

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Most women have a desire to give birth to twins. Having twins will be a one time shot for two deliveries at a time. This is good if you don't want to suffer from another labour pains or a cesarean section.

You can also raise the kids at the same time effortlessly. However, having twins will also double your work. You have to be more cautious about feeding them as when you feed one the other baby will also be hungry.

However, if you have a wish to give birth to twins then you need to ovulate by 2 eggs which should get fertilised by 2 different sperms to form 2 babies.

This does not require any efforts but is a natural process which you have no control on. However, certain things increase the chances of giving birth to twins.

If you are having fertility drugs to conceive a baby then the chances for you to give birth to twins are more. Read on the article to find out the surprising things which increase chances of giving birth to twins.

Women On Fertility Drugs

Drugs which increase your chances of getting pregnant increase your chances of giving birth to a twins. Fertility drugs makes a woman produce more than one egg g during ovulation which combine with 2 different sperms.

Family History Of Women

If in your family such as your mom, grand mother or any of your blood relative has given birth to twins then you are also more likely to give birth to twins.

Older Women

It has also been seen that women who are more than 35 years of age tend to give birth to twins. '
Research has shown that older women seems to conceive more twins than younger women.

Women On Ivf Treatment

If a lady is going for in vitro fertilization (IVF) then the chances of giving birth to twins increases. IN this case either the sperms are injected in the women's womb or a fertlised egg. If sperms are administered then the chance is more.

Tall And Healthy Women

If you are taller then you might be giving birth to twins. In the same way it has been seen that women with more weight have more chances of giving birth to twins.

Women Who Ate Yams

Women who eat a lot of yams have been seen to give birth to twins. It is however not known how much yams do you need to eat to conceive twins.

Your Location And Genes

It is surprising to know that women belonging to certain tribes have more chances of giving birth to twins. For example African Women have higher rate of twin birth.

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Story first published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 9:00 [IST]
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