Many women, pre-pregnancy planning, dream of conceiving twins. After all, twins and triplets often cause others attention and affection, despite the fact that they bring up – twice as hard. But if this is possible, especially to plan the birth of twins and become a mom of two babies at once?
Of course, the plan clearly not having twins. But there are several factors that increase the chance of conceiving twins. According to recent studies, women who during pregnancy breastfed, there is a chance of multiple births. The relationship between breastfeeding and multiple pregnancy allegedly due to depletion of calcium in lactating women, which affects the egg during conception and ovulation. Also a high probability of conception of twins in women after age 30. This may be due to enhanced ovulation of several eggs, leading to the birth of fraternal twins. women who give birth more than once and are more likely to conceive twins. With each subsequent birth of twins to have a chance to grow.
It is believed that the most favorable time for conception of twins is considered to be spring, when there is an increase of the day, as the length of daylight depends hormone. It is also noticed that the conception of twins may also affect the duration of the menstrual cycle. More likely in women with a cycle of 21-22 days. Most pregnant women and the twins, who have abnormalities in the structure of the uterus (“horned” womb, uterus with septum). It is known that women of a certain nationality, for example, the percentage of African-American birth of twins is higher than in women of other nationalities.
Of course, women who have sisters or brothers-twins have a better chance of conceiving twins. Also, if your family, especially the mother, the twins are often born, it is possible that you will be born as twins. Typically, such women are born fraternal, not identical twins. This is explained by the possibility of fertilization by more than one egg at any time of ovulation. Of course, increased the chances of conceiving twins, triplets and even in women taking hormones and undergoing procedures in vitro (IVF). However, on their own without a doctor’s prescription to take these drugs are dangerous to health.