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How many weeks til they can tell if you are having twins?

I'm sitting in my chair singing, i'm singing! my daughter just called and said she is 7 weeks pregnant. they told her , her blood show a lot of pregnancy whatever's. they suspision twins. i am a twin, her paternal grandma is a twin. my grandpa was a twin, a distant cousin is a twin. do u think she has a good chance? i am so excited. i wanted to have twins all 3 times i was pregnant and didn't. oh, forgot her husband's nieces are twins. she doesnt want twins but i sure do. lol

 
Dianakk

Asked by Dianakk at 4:48 PM on Jan. 26, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • They should be able to tell at her first ultrasound :) Which they usually do around 10-13 weeks for both of my pregnancies :)
    PrdWifeNMom07

    Answer by PrdWifeNMom07 at 4:54 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • As soon as she has her first ultrasound she will know.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 4:49 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Her 1st ultrasound will show twins (or more) unless one is hiding well. I've known a couple of women who, even with all the technology,didn't know til delivery that they had twins because one was a bit smaller and hiding behind a vital organ.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 4:54 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • They can tell if she is having twins when she has her first ultrasound. Congratulations!!
    Snewo

    Answer by Snewo at 5:08 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • I knew at 5 weeks that I had two sacs, and at 7 weeks we could see two beating hearts. Having a mom who is a twin and high hCG numbers is definitely reason for suspicion, so maybe her doctor will request an early ultrasound to take a look. One baby or two, congrats Grandma!!!

    TweenAndTwinMom

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 5:09 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 5:23 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

  • Thanks for the congrats and for the answers. it is gonna drive me crazy waiting. oh wait my kids tell me i am already crazy. lol the crazy cat lady. no i only have 4. cats not kids. lol
    Dianakk

    Comment by Dianakk (original poster) at 6:57 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

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