IDENTICAL

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  • Dichorionic Diamniotic – called ‘di/di’ for short. These twins are literally just womb mates, as they each have their own placenta and their own sac. Some identical twins are di/di, but ALL fraternal twins are di/di. This represents ___% of identical twin births.
  • Di/di carries the lowest risk of complications with twin pregnancies. The biggest complication associated with di/di is pre-term labor. You can read more about pre-term labor in the ‘complications’ section.

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  • Monochorionic Diamniotic – called ‘Mo/di’ for short. These twins share one placenta, but have different sacs. This represent ___ %of twin births.
  • Mo/di births are considered mid-risk. The biggest risks associated with mo/di births are developing twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), along with pre-term labor. You can read more about TTTS in the ‘complications’ section.

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  • Monochorionic Monoamniotic – called ‘mo/mo’ for short. These twins share it all – they have the same placenta and the same sac. This represents ___ % of identical twin births.
  • Mo/mo births are the highest risk of all twin pregnancies. The biggest risks associated with mo/mo births are cord entanglement, cord compression developing twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), and pre-term labor. You can read more about each of these conditions in the ‘complications’ section.

 

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