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how to get twins?

i want to have twins, any good ways?


Asked by danachen at 9:58 PM on Jan. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • women with extra FSH may release more than one egg in a single cycle. So while older women are statistically less likely to get pregnant, if they do get pregnant, they're more likely to have twins.

    • Number of pregnancies: The more pregnancies you've had, the greater your chances of having twins.

    • History of twins: Once you have a set of fraternal twins, you're twice as likely to have another set in future pregnancies.

    • Body type: Twins are more common in large and tall women than in small women.

    Answer by mrs_pulley at 10:12 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • From what I understand twins are in your genes. So unless you or your husband have twins in the family there really is nothing you can do.

    Answer by crazymom21 at 10:00 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • lol the only way to possibly do it is to have IVF where they implant more then one egg. OR taking clomid & maybe you super ovulate. Fraternal twins are genetic, they run in families..on mother's side. Identical twins are random for everyone. No way to make sure you get those!

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:00 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • It is all gentic. IT is not easy to have twins at all. It is twice the work and twice the money you need.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:01 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • adopt? maybe you'll end with kids close together in age, I see more moms with double strollers for close-aged kids than twins!! we have twins in my husband's and my families - we had single births. I hoped for twins because I wanted more than one baby and didn't want two pregnancies. Ended up three kids three pregnancies. All're funny and great and spaced with a few years between them and they're still fun. Don't know if doctors will implant purposely to try for multiples instead of purposely to try for a pregnancy.

    Good Luck!

    Answer by lfl at 10:08 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • there is zero you can do naturally to get twins. here's some info on it:

    While identical twins generally happen by sheer chance, there are several factors that influence your chances of having fraternal twins:

    • Heredity: If you're a twin or if twins run in your family, you're slightly more likely to have a set yourself. Women who are fraternal twins have a one in 60 chance of bearing twins.

    • Race: Twins are more common than average in African Americans and less common in Hispanics and Asians.

    • Age: The older you are, the higher your chances of having fraternal twins or higher-order multiples. A 2006 study found that women over 35 produce more follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) than younger women. Ironically, increasing levels of this hormone are a sign of failing ovaries and declining fertility. But FSH is also the hormone that causes an egg to ripen in preparation for ovulation each month, and women with ext

    Answer by mrs_pulley at 10:12 PM on Jan. 21, 2010