Just found out.. TWINS!!

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Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby Tiffne » Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:20 pm

Hi ladies! Figured I'd come over here and say hello. I'm 5w3d and just went in for my first ultrasound today.. And it's twins! It obviously looks like fraternal but doctor said we wouldn't know for sure until we find out gender and if gender is the same we won't know til birth. I thought if there was two sacs that automatically meant fraternal?! Any insight?
Me (25) Dx with PCOS Feb 2014
Dh (29) Morph 4%, Motility 38%, Low volume @.06
Dss (7)

Clomid Round 5: :bfp: 10/08 (8dpo) :sticky:

U/S @ 5.3= TWINS!! :baby: :baby:
U/S @ 7.2 = Baby A 7+2 :hb: 99, Baby B 7+2 :hb: 149
U/S @ 9.2= Baby A 9+3 :hb: 180, Baby B 9+3 :hb: 181
U/S @ 12.6= Baby A 13+2 :hb: 162, Baby B 13+4 :hb: 151
U/S@17.6= Baby A :babyg: :hb: 152, Baby B :babyb: :hb: 146
U/S@24w= Baby A 1.8lb :hb: 158, Baby B 1.7lb :hb: 163
U/S@28w= Baby A 2.8lb :hb: 142, Baby B 2.12lb :hb: 153

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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby B Michaelson » Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:10 pm

Congrats Tiffne!!

Identical twins can have their own sacs. It's based on when the egg splits.

I heard people talking about Di-Di or Mo-Di, etc... and had no idea what it meant. I also never knew it was not as straight forward.

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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby NavyChief'sWife13 » Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:26 pm

Congrats Tiff. Your doctor is correct to let you know you won't know for sure till finding out gender and then if same sex after birth with a blood test. I am having Di/Di twins they have their own sac and placenta but they are both girls so there is still a 25-30% chance they are identical. It all depends how early they split if that was the case. I don't think that is the case with me but you never know. We have a current Twins board going on you are welcome to join. We have quite a few wonderful twin mommas this year in all stages of pregnancy. I am the furthest along at the moment and i think our newest member is around 11 weeks. It's called *2014 pregnant w/twins* congrats again and if you have any questions we are all around :) yay for twins!!!
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1st round IUI 3/19/14
BFP 3/30/14
HCG 115 12dpo
HCG 483 15dpo
U/S shows 2 sacs (23dpo)
U/S confirms TWINS (30dpo)


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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby shellsbellsxx » Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:35 am

congratulations :) I was going to say all of the above but as it's already been said.... welcome :)

mine are also di/di but are both boys so i'm in the 'are they or aren't they' limbo too lol
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7th July 2014 - ultrasound #1 @ approx 9+1 - TWINS! 2 beating hearts :hb: 9+3 :hb: 8+6

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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby Tiffne » Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:13 am

Thanks everyone! And thanks for the info too! Ill def join you all in the other thread! :) So how do you know what you are (di/di or mo-di)? Ill add a pic incase it helps. Thanksagain.
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Me (25) Dx with PCOS Feb 2014
Dh (29) Morph 4%, Motility 38%, Low volume @.06
Dss (7)

Clomid Round 5: :bfp: 10/08 (8dpo) :sticky:

U/S @ 5.3= TWINS!! :baby: :baby:
U/S @ 7.2 = Baby A 7+2 :hb: 99, Baby B 7+2 :hb: 149
U/S @ 9.2= Baby A 9+3 :hb: 180, Baby B 9+3 :hb: 181
U/S @ 12.6= Baby A 13+2 :hb: 162, Baby B 13+4 :hb: 151
U/S@17.6= Baby A :babyg: :hb: 152, Baby B :babyb: :hb: 146
U/S@24w= Baby A 1.8lb :hb: 158, Baby B 1.7lb :hb: 163
U/S@28w= Baby A 2.8lb :hb: 142, Baby B 2.12lb :hb: 153

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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby NavyChief'sWife13 » Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:30 am

Looks to me they are Di/Di but I would ask your doc. :)

Dichorionic/Diamniotic (di/di) twins. Di/di twins are the most common type of twins and the lowest risk. Di/di twins can be identical if the egg split very early, but fraternal twins are always di/di. In di/di twins, each twin has their own placenta and their own amniotic sac.
Me-Bree (29)
DH (34)
DS (9)

Started fertility treatment December 2013.
1st round IUI 3/19/14
BFP 3/30/14
HCG 115 12dpo
HCG 483 15dpo
U/S shows 2 sacs (23dpo)
U/S confirms TWINS (30dpo)


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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby Tiffne » Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:32 am

Ok. Thanks again for your help! But he told me that since im so early, one could disappear? Does this really happen?
Me (25) Dx with PCOS Feb 2014
Dh (29) Morph 4%, Motility 38%, Low volume @.06
Dss (7)

Clomid Round 5: :bfp: 10/08 (8dpo) :sticky:

U/S @ 5.3= TWINS!! :baby: :baby:
U/S @ 7.2 = Baby A 7+2 :hb: 99, Baby B 7+2 :hb: 149
U/S @ 9.2= Baby A 9+3 :hb: 180, Baby B 9+3 :hb: 181
U/S @ 12.6= Baby A 13+2 :hb: 162, Baby B 13+4 :hb: 151
U/S@17.6= Baby A :babyg: :hb: 152, Baby B :babyb: :hb: 146
U/S@24w= Baby A 1.8lb :hb: 158, Baby B 1.7lb :hb: 163
U/S@28w= Baby A 2.8lb :hb: 142, Baby B 2.12lb :hb: 153

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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby shellsbellsxx » Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:00 am

Unfortunately that does happen is called vanishing twin. Often people don't get an early scan so they don't realise it's even happened but sometimes sadly you know you've lost one due to early scans. One of our lovely ladies recently had this happen :(

All you can do is enjoy being pregnant each day :) x
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26th May 2014 - BFP - Please be a sticky bean!!!
7th July 2014 - ultrasound #1 @ approx 9+1 - TWINS! 2 beating hearts :hb: 9+3 :hb: 8+6

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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby Tiffne » Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:05 am

Oh no! So when am I in the clear of it not happening?
Me (25) Dx with PCOS Feb 2014
Dh (29) Morph 4%, Motility 38%, Low volume @.06
Dss (7)

Clomid Round 5: :bfp: 10/08 (8dpo) :sticky:

U/S @ 5.3= TWINS!! :baby: :baby:
U/S @ 7.2 = Baby A 7+2 :hb: 99, Baby B 7+2 :hb: 149
U/S @ 9.2= Baby A 9+3 :hb: 180, Baby B 9+3 :hb: 181
U/S @ 12.6= Baby A 13+2 :hb: 162, Baby B 13+4 :hb: 151
U/S@17.6= Baby A :babyg: :hb: 152, Baby B :babyb: :hb: 146
U/S@24w= Baby A 1.8lb :hb: 158, Baby B 1.7lb :hb: 163
U/S@28w= Baby A 2.8lb :hb: 142, Baby B 2.12lb :hb: 153

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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby NavyChief'sWife13 » Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:46 pm

We found our twins very early as well. 5 weeks 1 day to be exact. Vanishing twin can happen honestly for a while. There is no exact date where either one is safe or permanent unfortunately. You just have to have faith and hope everything works our. Take care of your body and get lots of fluids and rest. :) try not to think about it too much tho cause stress is no good. This has happened to 2 people from this site. I hope and pray your babies stick :)
Me-Bree (29)
DH (34)
DS (9)

Started fertility treatment December 2013.
1st round IUI 3/19/14
BFP 3/30/14
HCG 115 12dpo
HCG 483 15dpo
U/S shows 2 sacs (23dpo)
U/S confirms TWINS (30dpo)


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Re: Just found out.. TWINS!!

Postby Tiffne » Sat Oct 25, 2014 3:13 pm

Thank you!
Me (25) Dx with PCOS Feb 2014
Dh (29) Morph 4%, Motility 38%, Low volume @.06
Dss (7)

Clomid Round 5: :bfp: 10/08 (8dpo) :sticky:

U/S @ 5.3= TWINS!! :baby: :baby:
U/S @ 7.2 = Baby A 7+2 :hb: 99, Baby B 7+2 :hb: 149
U/S @ 9.2= Baby A 9+3 :hb: 180, Baby B 9+3 :hb: 181
U/S @ 12.6= Baby A 13+2 :hb: 162, Baby B 13+4 :hb: 151
U/S@17.6= Baby A :babyg: :hb: 152, Baby B :babyb: :hb: 146
U/S@24w= Baby A 1.8lb :hb: 158, Baby B 1.7lb :hb: 163
U/S@28w= Baby A 2.8lb :hb: 142, Baby B 2.12lb :hb: 153

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