If there are two babies carried during one pregnancy, they are called twins. The possibility of such pregnancy seems to be higher in mothers who undergo in IVF treatment. Here we have facts about twin pregnancy and associated health risks.
- If you’re pregnant with twins, then you might get premature labour (before 37 weeks) compared carrying only one baby.
- Prematurely born babies are at risk of other complications like low birth weight.
- Gestational diabetes: Diabetes during pregnancy due to the increased production of hormones from placenta.
- Placenta abruption: This condition happens when the placenta get separated from the wall of uterus before delivery. Placenta abruption is commonly seen in women who are carrying with twins.