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Is it true that giving birth to twins runs in families? | BabyCenter

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Find out whether the tendency to conceive twins is an inherited trait that runs in ... cycle (hyperovulation) is a genetic trait that can be passed from mother to child. .... Get expert guidance from the world's #1 pregnancy and parenting resource, ...

Is the probability of having twins determined by genetics? - Genetics ...

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Jan 17, 2017 ... The likelihood of conceiving twins is a complex trait. ... To explain how DZ twinning can run in families, researchers have looked for genetic ...

The Twin Gene - Do Twins Run in Families? - Verywell

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May 5, 2016 ... Find out if twins run in families with this explanation of the genetic connection to twinning. ... I often get emails inquiring, "My grandmother's uncle was a twin. ... Hyper ovulation is the tendency to release multiple eggs during ...

Is it true that having twins runs in families? - BabyCentre

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So if you're a woman and non-identical twins run in your family, you're more likely ... A man with a family history of twins may carry the gene, but it won't mean he can father a ... As you get older, you naturally produce more ovulation-stimulating  ...

Twins - Understanding Genetics - The Tech Museum

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Jun 25, 2014 ... On the other hand, fraternal twins can run in families. ... is a higher chance that two eggs could get fertilized at once, leading to fraternal twins.

Do twins run in families? - Health questions - NHS Choices

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However, non-identical twins can run in families. ... Some women may be genetically more likely to produce more than one egg during a menstrual cycle ...

Do genes influence whether someone has twins, either identical or ...

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There is no doubt that twinning seems to run in some families. ... At the moment it is not clear whether these just occur by chance and we get to hear about ... influence on the chance of twins, although he can pass the tendency to his daughters.

Does the father carry the gene for twins? | Reference.com

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There is no evidence suggesting that identical twins run in families. ... Even if there is a genetic tendency to produce twins in the male line, a man's sperm cannot ...

The Claim: Twins Always Skip a Generation - The New York Times

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Oct 2, 2007 ... Because this gene can be passed on, the tendency to have fraternal twins can in fact run in families. ... Twins can run in families, but do not necessarily bypass generations. ... Op-Ed Columnist: Things Can Only Get Worse ...

human biology - Do twins "run in the family"? - Biology Stack ...

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Aug 27, 2012 ... Are the genes for twinning very rare or do they just rarely produce twins? ... However, because fraternal twins can be the result of a gene on the ...