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Neonatal Twins

What are they?

 
Bugbait

Asked by Bugbait at 7:32 PM on Jun. 14, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (7)
  • premie twins
    Wanabmommy

    Answer by Wanabmommy at 12:56 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • A neonate is a newborn of 4 weeks old or less, therefore neonatal twins are newborn twins of 4 weeks old or less.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 8:04 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Neonatal just means "near birth" so they would be very young twins, premature or not. I am curious where you came across this term?
    quinnmommy

    Answer by quinnmommy at 8:18 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • I'm not sure, but it sounds to me like premie twins?
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 7:33 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Sounds like premature twins.
    fallnangel93

    Answer by fallnangel93 at 7:39 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • I thought it just meant they were newborns
    whitepeppers

    Answer by whitepeppers at 7:51 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Thanks for the answers. I came across the term on something I was reading and in it it said something about neonatal twins. I have never heard this term before.
    Bugbait

    Comment by Bugbait (original poster) at 3:05 PM on Jun. 20, 2011