Fertility and Conception

different types of triplets

Everything you need to know about types of triplets and higher order multiple pregnancies.

Triplet pregnancies can come in a few combinations of shared embryonic sacs, shared placentas, identical, fraternal etc. The types of triplets you are carrying can affect the likelihood of experiencing complications during your pregnancy. Triplet pregnancies in themselves are pretty rare. Recent (2020) figures from the CDC show a triplet or higher order birth rate …

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looking after your teeth during pregnancy

WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO BE LOOKING AFTER YOUR TEETH DURING PREGNANCY

When you’re pregnant, there are so many things on the “to-do” list, like buying baby related products, doctors appointments and ultrasounds, clothes to fit your growing belly, maternity leave or work arrangements, finances and even considering how parenthood will affect your relationship with your partner. Dental health is not usually high on the priority list …

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explaining egg donation to my child

How to explain to my child they were conceived through an egg donor…

How do I start the conversation? What is the right age? How do I explain egg donation? Every parent of a child conceived through an egg donor will ask themselves these questions. Just like talking to any child about how they were conceived, there really isn’t a golden rule as to a right or wrong …

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