Based on the survey conducted by National Center for Health Statistics for the year 2012, the number of twins in the U.S is multiplying which from the year 1980 to 2009, their birthrate rose 76 percent.
According to the research, birthrate continues to increase for the fact that women over the age of 30 are having more than children and some of them are also using fertility drugs and assisted reproductive technology, and one out of three women who use infertility treatments may become pregnant with twins.
If you think that twins have the same fingerprints, well they don’t have even if their DNA results are almost similar.
Mirror image twins have reverse asymmetric features which the two of them have exact reflection of one another, and they do have the same birthmarks on opposite sides of their bodies, and this only occurs when the twins split from one fertilized egg more than a week after conception.
Identical twins do not always have the same genetics and its really possible for the twins to have serious differences in their genetic makeup.
Massachusetts is considered as the most twin births of any state in America with nearly 4.5 for every 100 live births.
Based on the study, Mothers of twins may probably live longer as they were very strong and healthy to begin with.
According to Gary Steinman, MD, PhD, an attending physician at Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, Tall women are more likely to have twins as a protein that released from the liver in response to a growth hormone that stimulates growth in the shaft of longer bones, and it may also possible for a woman to have twin if they have a higher level of IGF result.
Women who eats a lot of dairy are also prone to conceiving twins especially those who consumed it were five times more likely to have twins.
On the other hand, never think that twins may only have one dad, for it is possible that twins can have different dads.
Twins also interact with each other even inside the womb, as based on the study twins often touch each other than they touched their own bodies.
There are some conjoined twins that can feel and taste like the other one does especially those heads are attached with each other through a “thalamic bridge,” part of the brain that acts as a sort of “neural switchboard” and filters most sensory input.