Who Carries the Twin Gene?

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Generally, women carry the fraternal twin genes and can be passed on from mother to offspring. Fraternal twin happens when two different eggs are released by the ovary at the same time. However, having an identical twin is not related to gene; it happens on random chances.
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Fraternal twinning appears to be passed on by the female members of a family. If the mother is a fraternal twin, has fraternal twin siblings, or fraternal twin relatives on her side of the family, she is more likely to give birth to fraternal twins.
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