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The Benefits of Having Twins – Twice As Nice

baby By January 13, 2020 Tags: , , , , , , , 1 Comment

Let’s face it – having twins is hard work. When your twins are crawling away from you in different directions
or when complete strangers are chasing after you to inform you that you have your hands full, it is easy to lose sight of the true joy that comes along with being a parent to multiples. Even though most of us know deep down how lucky we are and that we wouldn’t change it for the world, here is a little reminder of some of the benefits of having twins:


The Triple Screen During Pregnancy

FAM, pregnancy By April 10, 2011 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

The Triple Screen During PregnancyThe triple screen during pregnancy is a blood test carried out during the second trimester (weeks 15 – 20) to signal if there is a risk of chromosomal abnormalities.  It is important to remember that the blood alone is not the only indicator used.  A woman’s age, ethnicity and other factors are combined with the bloodwork in order to estimate the chances that the fetus may have an abnormality.  These tests DO NOT diagnose a problem; they only indicate that further testing should be done.