It's estimated that you're about two and a half times more likely than average to have twins if you're a non-identical twin, or have siblings who are non-identical twins.
A man with a family history of twins may carry the gene, but it won't mean he can father a set of non-identical twins.
My clock wasn't ticking; it was at a five-alarm-fire status.
Your heritage can affect your chances of having twins.
For example, non-identical twins are most common in women of Central African origin, and least common in women of South-East Asian and Latin American origin.
All treatments that stimulate the ovaries to release eggs or involve two or more embryos being transferred to the womb increase the chance of multiple births. This article has been written using the following sources: Hall JE.
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