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How to Increase Chances of Conceiving Twins

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Sep 07, 2012
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How to Increase Chances of Conceiving TwinsIt has always been every mother’s dream to hold a pair of adorable twins in her arms who would smile back at her and at times burst into a sudden piercing cry. People have often wondered if this extraordinary gift of God can be achieved in any humanely possible way or just to wait for that streak of supernatural blessing. Most twins are fraternal who develop from two separate eggs. Conceiving identical twins is rare and it happens when one egg splits at an early stage of pregnancy. While most things are not in control while attempting to conceive twins, there are still some ways that you can try to achieve this.

 

[Read: Early Pregnancy Symptoms with Twins]


Take a look at the below mentioned ways:


Consulting a Fertility Expert

 

There are fertility procedures that help in conceiving twins. This is known to be the most effective way as in this procedure you come under medication and in vitro fertilization techniques that can assure you your delightful twins.


Change in Diet 

 

Bringing about a change in your diet can also help you to conceive twins. Recent studies have shown that eating dairy products can help; women who eat dairy products are five times more likely to conceive twins than women who don’t. Eating yam apparently helps your chances of getting pregnant with twins. An African tribe's diet is rich in wild yams boasts of a twin birth rate four times higher than the world average.

 

[Read: Foods to help you get Pregnant]


Some deliberate changes

 

Try and take some deliberate steps that have been found to help you in conceiving twins. Gaining weight is one such change as it has been found that overweight women are more likely to achieve this feat. Also if you are breastfeeding your infant currently and are hoping to conceive twins next then you should continue to breastfeed. It has been found that it increasing your chances.

 

Simple Twist of Fate

 

A twist of fate can also cause you to conceive twins. For example if you have a history of twins running in your family then your chances are more. Also if you are an older mother then your chances are more. Your chances of having unassisted twins increase if you are aged around 41 years or older. Also African women have been found to have more chances than anyone else.

 

[Read: Tips to Get Pregnant with a Girl]


Your quest for twins can only be guided by the grace of God; you can only take every humanely possible step. So take some time out and pray. The wailing twins may not be far away.

 

Read more articles on How to Get Pregnant.

 

 

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