HOW WERE YOUR TWINS CONCEIVED

Kylee - posted on 10/05/2009 ( 240 moms have responded )

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Hi! My name is Kylee and I am a mother of twin boys who are 3 next month. I am also a full time college student. For one of my courses i am writing a paper on multiple births. So if anyone would be kind enough to just tell me how your twins were conceived, it would be appreciated. I just want to do a survey and use the numbers in my paper. Thanks to everyone that responds!!



Please just respond back with an answer so I can have some numbers to work with for my paper!

Thanks:)



HOW WERE YOUR TWINS CONCEIVED?

1.In-vitro or some other form of assisted reproductive technology



2.I am a woman over the age of 35 who had multiples naturally



3.It must have just been heredity for my multiples-possibly runs in the family etc



4.Other

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Sarah - posted on 01/13/2013

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The good old fashioned way! Natural twins born at 38 weeks....boy and a girl (6 pounds each).....with a 1 year old at home!!! YIKES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 3 years into it, it's a lot of fun now:)

Jennifer - posted on 02/04/2013

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Well my mother was adopted so she does not know much about her family. Nobody on my dads side had twins so me and my mom think maybe ther could have been someone on her side. So possibly heredity...

Janise - posted on 11/30/2012

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I am a mother of twin boys who are 19 months old. They are conceived through ivf when I was 40.

Sara - posted on 01/28/2010

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It must have just heredity for my multiples. There are twins on my side of the family. Now my daughters have twins on both sides so I will be very curious if any of them have children to see if twins arrive!

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Deonna - posted on 01/17/2013

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2 & 3 for me. I just had twin boys and I turned 40 when I was pregnant. Twins run on my mother's side, my grandmother is a twin, great grandmother had two sets of twins. It goes on and on. Hope this helps.

Jacinta - posted on 12/05/2012

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Number 4:Other for me,I'm 26 years old I have non identical twin boys,we conceived them the good old fashion way lol, I am one of three children but no twins my husband is one of two but again no twins as far down the line as we look we can't find twins anywhere.So I guess were just lucky lol I also sort of found it odd that I have twins because I am currently 6 month pregnant with my third (just 1 baby) !

Tammi J - posted on 12/01/2012

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I am a mother of a boy and girl who will be one on December 15th. I was 42 years old when I conceived them through IVF.

Tina - posted on 11/29/2012

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#3. These twins were a surprise pregnancy although I couldn't be more happy. I am a twin, but otherwise there are no other twins in the family unless you go out and look at 2nd and 3rd cousins, in that case there are two other sets of twins, all fraternal, all boy-girl, except my twins are both girls and they believe they may be identical although they said we would have to wait until they are born to know for sure.

Megan - posted on 11/28/2012

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3. Heredity - runs in the family.

My grandmother had 2 sets of twins. Fraternal girls and boy/girl.

Out of 27 grandchilren, I am the only one with twins (yet).

They are boy/girl.

Sofia Vicky - posted on 11/25/2012

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my twins was conceive naturally,my boys is 21month old ,my husband find out his dad got twins cousin n my mum find out my granmother had twins cousine,but my cousine who is the daughter from my mum older sister got a 3 year old twins girl....

Amber - posted on 11/06/2012

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4. Other- I conceived twins naturally, but I was only 18 at the time, and there's no twins that run in my family at all.

Kylie - posted on 10/27/2012

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a la natural and maybe that i also being a twin may have also been a factor............:)

Paula - posted on 08/07/2012

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4. Other

I was 29, hubby 35. No history of twins in either family. Naturally Conceived. SURPRISE!

Shaquincia - posted on 07/26/2012

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#3.I was 19 and he was 21.. Twins run on both sides of our family. My granny has a set of twin girls and his granny has a set of twin boys, low and behold we had a set of boy and girl twins.

Jennifer - posted on 09/02/2011

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#3 - i have fraternal twin boys but i was under 30 at the time. twins run in my mothers family so definitly hereditary.

Elisha - posted on 08/29/2011

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#3 My maternal grandparents each had a twin brother and none of there 21 kids had twins and of all the grandchildren which is at least 3 for each child I am the first to have twins. I was 27 when I had them...

Melissa - posted on 08/29/2011

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#4. We thought we were done having kids and were settled with our 12yr old son, 7yr and 3yr old daughters. I was on the birth control patch and my husband had an appointment scheduled to get snipped. Two weeks before the appointment I thought I came down with the flu. After a week I went to the doctor and the urine and blood test results were through the roof. An ultrasound revealed I was 9 weeks pregnant with identical twins! During the C-section delivery I had the dr tie my tubes and made my husband follow through on his end. No more surprises! :)

Noel - posted on 08/29/2011

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#4 All natural. We had planned the pregnancy, I was keeping track of my cycle and trying on the days I was supposed to ovulate. The second month we were trying I conceived my twin girls, DNA tests will have to be done to determine if they are identical or not. When we told our family that we were expecting, they kept joking with us that we would have twins. They didnt believe us at first when we told them it was true!

Jean - posted on 08/27/2011

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3. It must have just been heredity for my multiples-possibly runs in the family etc (my husband's side of the family has twins). and we conceived naturally (no assistance needed). I was shocked when I found out I was pregnant with twins. My boys are now 2 1/2 years old.

Jean - posted on 08/27/2011

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3. It must have just been heredity for my multiples-possibly runs in the family etc (my husband's side of the family has twins). I was shocked when I found out I was pregnant with twins. My boys are now 2 1/2 years old.

Amy - posted on 02/03/2010

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1. hyperstimulation, controlled ovulation, egg aspiration, in-vitro fertilization, followed by implantation of the 2 strongest blastocysts into my surrogate.

Dorothy - posted on 01/28/2010

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#4 2 sets of fraternal twins, first set at 27 second set at 31 NO twins in the family :) both conceived naturally.

Emma - posted on 01/27/2010

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i was 30 and they were conceived naturally with no family history.



Good luck with the course xx

Astrid - posted on 01/27/2010

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#4 - I don't know why, but I'd always wanted twins and couldn't believe it when the dr told me I was having them. Identical twin boys, now almost 12.

Claire - posted on 01/27/2010

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Other, no IVF, no twins in the family, and my 20 mth old twins are non-identical. It was also 7 mths from idea to 2 children, you don't get more of a shock than that. Except higher multiples of course!

Ashley - posted on 01/27/2010

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i guess 3... i dont know of any twins on my side of the family... and my husband is a twin.... but the doc said its my fault because i released 2 eegs

Jennifer - posted on 01/27/2010

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4. other - my twins are identical therefore they not hereditary and a complete surprise

Debbie - posted on 01/27/2010

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-4, possibly 3. My guys are the only fraternal twins in my mom's family for at least a couple of generations, and my father was adopted, so I'm not sure about that side.



"Try? Babies just happen!" - Homer Simpson

Iridescent - posted on 01/26/2010

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The set of twins we have were #4

Their father had a vasectomy 6 months earlier

Their mother was on the birth control pill at the time (supposedly...I don't believe it). She was 25 when they were conceived. They're fraternal (b/g). No family history of twins at all, and this was her 4th pregnancy.

Ashley - posted on 01/26/2010

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Didnt think I would of got pg, and then found out I was having twins.... I dont know any twins in my family, but my mom said triplets run on hers, and dad said twins run on his... My sister didnt have twins, so I didnt think I would... lol

Ashley - posted on 01/26/2010

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Didnt think I would of got pg, and then found out I was having twins.... I dont know any twins in my family, but my mom said triplets run on hers, and dad said twins run on his... My sister didnt have twins, so I didnt think I would... lol

Ashley - posted on 12/29/2009

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4. My dad is a twin. My twins were my 3rd pregnancy, a try at a girl aftter already having 2 boys. We never imagined having twins. What a surprise to go from 2 children to 4!!

Amber - posted on 12/29/2009

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I am the mother of 6 month old twin boys, who were concieved naturally. I am a healthy 25 yr old, who has a fraturanal twin sister. My father had twin brothers and my mother had 2 sets of twin Aunts. My husband also had twins somewhere on his side. Needless to say, we were not to shocked to get the news of twins, even though they say it skips generations.

April - posted on 12/28/2009

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How funny I am writing my paper on multiples and what others say to you or approach you... My twins were all natural and not a planed pregnancy... there are 23 sets between my husband and my family.... of course that is going back generations... good luck with your paper

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