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What to expect when expecting twins!

What to expect when expecting twins! By Obstetrician Dr Colin Walsh Not one but two babies is a surprise and delight but also often a shock to parents having twins. Dr Colin Walsh, an obstetrician at North Shore Private hospital answers the common questions of what a twin pregnancy can be like. I’m having twins – how will my pregnancy be different? Traditionally, 1-2% of pregnant women have twins. However this number is increasing with the widespread use of IVF.  A twin pregnancy immediately falls into the “high-risk” category. You are more likely to experience complications (preterm birth, pre- eclampsia,…

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