With regard to comparison of perinatal outcome of first and second twins, the
1minute Apgar score wasless than 7 in 4(8%) first and in 11(22%) second twins, (p value 0.
In the youngest twins, the
scientists found relatively few epigenetic differences.
As can be seen from this brief summary of attachment styles in twins, the grief process may appear differently in the surviving twin depending on the attachment style.
For some twins, especially identical twins, the twin relationship is closer even than that shared with their mother (Noble, 1983).
For MZ twins, the developmental stage of identity versus role confusion can be difficult even under normal conditions (Segal, 1998a).
Because they were having twins, the
couple were referred to a perinatalogist, a specialist in high-risk pregnancies.
While other countries, such as Japan, have a low rate of twins, the
rate is increasing worldwide, TwinMajority.
Like most identical twins, the
Hensel girls look very much alike.
Among both groups of twins, the
onset of cancer at a young age in one twin increased the chance that the other twin would develop the disease.
There are many kinds of conjoined twins, the
result of a fertilized egg that splits into twins but doesn't fully separate.
In some pairs the matching twin had developed the disease at a later date, and in others the sibling remained healthy By recruiting twins, the
team had a model that automatically controlled for many genetic factors associated with Alzheimer's disease.
After getting over the initial shock of learning she was pregnant with twins, the
37-year-old electronics technician recalls inquiring about literature on multiple births but finding almost none.