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everyone keeps asking if im having twins

im only 14 weeks and look about 6 months. i have had 2 ultrasounds and only see one baby, how likely is it they missed one?

 
cassie_m

Asked by cassie_m at 5:15 PM on Aug. 31, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Not likley. People always made comments like that to me. Your OB would have found out way sooner, 2 heartbeats, elevated hormone counts*higher than normal, measuring over whats typical etc.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 5:17 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • I don't think with today's technology they would have missed one.
    Shelly922731

    Answer by Shelly922731 at 5:17 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • Everyone said the same to me, but I think if you were having twins your doctor would have noticed, like the first poster said.
    xxMasonsMommaxx

    Answer by xxMasonsMommaxx at 5:19 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • they havnt listened to the heartbeat yet. only saw it on the ultrasound,
    cassie_m

    Comment by cassie_m (original poster) at 5:19 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • They check heart rate during ultrasound...it's procedure. It only takes a second. You've had 2 ultrasounds but never a doppler? Seriously?
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 5:23 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • They would see the heartbeat on the ultrasound. And it's not likely that they would miss the hormone levels associated with twins
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 5:23 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • embarrassedsorry!lol I just realized that could come off wrong! :) I was just suprised that's all!

    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 5:24 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • people told me i was having twins too...and i had twins!!!
    i don't normally do ultrasounds, so we noticed two heart beats around 5 months along. at about 4 months people looked at me funny when i said i wasn't having twins : )
    for the pregnancy following the twins we did get an ultrasound to count the babies. i waited until 12 weeks, so that there would be very little chance of missing a twin.
    congratulations and good luck!!!!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 5:25 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • Rarely is a twin missed by ultrasound, so odds are you are only having one. By 7 weeks you can clearly see two fetal poles if you are having twins. If you look bigger than you think you should talk to your doctor about it. It could be that you are bloating or retaining water. GL & congrats!
    TweenAndTwinMom

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 5:32 PM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • LOL....Everyone kept asking me that with my last pregnancy too. I really popped out rather quick.Its probably just the way you are carrying, everyone is different.
    Although its not impossible that they missed another baby on an ultrasound..technology isnt 100% perfect...it really is rather unlikely that they would miss it twice.
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 5:33 PM on Aug. 31, 2010