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(also called fraternal) twins. If your babies share the outer membrane and one amniotic sac, you can expect.... If your babies share a membrane but have separate amniotic sacs, or are fraternal twins formed from separate eggs...
I'm not a doctor, but I think that fraternal twins happen when two sperm fertilize two eggs= 2 different babies.  I believe identical twins are one fertilized egg that splits into 2 zygotes.  They split...
Stanford/Packard autism researchers seek twins for brain-imaging study by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven member of a pair of identical twins has autism, the other will usually be affected. Having a fraternal... of fraternal twins, who share half of their genes. They will also compare pairs of twins with autism...
Austism Twin Study: Searching for the Cause of Autism and the Perfect Sandal by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy  and fraternal) in which at least one twin had been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.  Now because identical twins share 100% of the same genes (at least at the start) and fraternal, about 50% respectively...
2011 Autism Research Game Changer: California Autism Twins Study (CATS) And Gene Environment Interaction by Harold L D. Patient Expert . By contrast, the studies found little or no autism overlap, or “concordance,” between fraternal twins. Fraternal twins arise from different eggs fertilized at the same time and, as a consequence, share about 50...
Featured Q&A: Do Twins Run In Families? by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert - resources having fraternal twins does — and it happens more frequently after the second pregnancy... to pass on the family tradition of twins! Tags: fraternal, identical, inheritance pattern, twins...
Comment on: A Danish population-based twin study on autism spectrum disorders. by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven for “fraternal” (dizygotic) twins is relatively low at 4.3%. Sibling concordance is estimated at about 20... There has been much discussion of twin studies in autism research for a long time. The reason...
I’ve got twins on my mother’s si... by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert troubles - resources having fraternal twins does — and it happens more frequently after the second... I’ve got twins on my mother’s side and twins on my father’s side, too. On my mother’s side...
It's Twins Day! by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Debbie LaChusa, a fraternal twin, always wanted to know if other twins experienced the same things... Did you know that today is Twins Day? Okay, it’s not really, officially a day for twins (and I’m...
The Special Bond of Twins by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook I always wondered if my twins would have that special bond that some twins seem to have--that emotional connection that goes beyond most sibling relationships. Because my twins are fraternal (not...

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