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Complications related to twin pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Need help
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   Am 5 months pregnant..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   In the 5th month in the ultra sound scan they found that i have got twin babies..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   In the scan report they said that the growth of one of the baby is less..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   So, they asked me to wait for 4 weeks and asked me to rescan it again on 2nd March..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Is there any issues when one of the babies growth is less?
Doctor :   I shall explain it to you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   In simple words, Normally when there is twin pregnancy which are supplied by one placenta alone, there would be competition
Doctor :   Competition between the two fetus.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Invariably one gets good nourishment and other reduced.
Doctor :   This results in less growth of the fetus.

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