Research, Stats and Info about Multiple Birth
By Pamela Prindle Fierro, About.com Guide
Understanding the basics of twinning and multiple birth is the the first step to appreciating the special relationship that exsists between twins and multiples.
- Understanding Zygosity
- Unique and Unusual Types of Twins
- Myths About Multiples
- All About Identical Twins
The Odds of Twins
Twins seem to be everywhere these days, but their birth is still a relative rare occurence.
Conjoined twins are a special type of twins that form in the womb with a physical connection. They may share tissue, organs or limbs.
Higher Order Multiples
Supertwins - or higher order multiples - describe sets of multiples in threes, fours, fives or more, including triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets, sextuplets and septuplets.