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Monochorionic/diamniotic (Mo-Di Twins)

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Wildflower91 Sun 16-Aug-15 09:47:02

I am 17 weeks pregnant with Mo-Di identical twins, although thankfully so far my own pregnancy is progressing well I'm keen to hear other mums experiences of Mo-Di twin pregnancies. Did you experience any TTTS? What week did you give birth and how was the birth experience for you?

Twicethehugs Sun 16-Aug-15 19:43:37

Congratulations! I have identical twins who are now 2 and 1/2. I was fortunate not to have TTTS, had frequent scans throughout pregnancy but it was still a worry. In the end I was induced just before 38 weeks, and had an emergency CSection - birth experience not great but was well looked after and by that point I just wanted them born safe, which they were. I was pretty well prepared and knew that CS was likely, don't expect a natural water birth or anything - some twin mums may manage this but they're the exception. On the plus side you'll have a lot of medical staff on hand and should be well looked after. As for the pregnancy - v tired and lots of reflux are my main memories!

Jedi1 Mon 17-Aug-15 13:51:58


I did have TTTS, picked up at 19 weeks, had laser surgery that day.

had an EMCS at 31 weeks due to a placental abruption, probably linked to the laser surgery. They were 3lb1 and 3lb3, and spent 40 days in SCBU / NICU. They didnt have any real problems, they just needed to grow and put on weight.

They have just turned 4 and start school in September. You would never know that they had any issuessmile

Even before the TTTS I knew I would be having a csection, it was booked for 36 weeks, which was the policy of my hospital at the time.

Are you being scanned every two weeks?

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