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Multiple births

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Pregnant with twins

Information on being pregnant with twins including antenatal care, potential risks and where you should give birth.

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Giving birth to twins

Information on giving birth to twins including where you should give birth, birthing options and what happens if your babies are born early.

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Raising twins

Once your twins arrive, you'll be busy looking after looking after them. Get some practical advice on getting your twins to sleep, what the 'twin bond' is and dealing with sibling rivalry.

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Types of twins

There are two types of twins - fraternal twins and identical twins. Learn more about the difference between the types and about twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS).

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Preschool and twins

Find out more about enrolling your twins at preschool and concerns such as separation anxiety, spending time in class away from their family and each other.

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Twins

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Raising twins and multiples | Raising Children Network

Read a first-hand account of raising twins. Get statistics and information about challenges of raising multiples plus links to support for multiple births.

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Congenital heart defects

Congenital heart defect (CHD) or congenital heart anomaly is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels that is present at birth

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Chromosome Analysis (Karyotyping) - Lab Tests Online AU

To detect chromosome abnormalities, in order to help diagnose genetic diseases, some birth defects and certain haematologic and lymphoid disorders

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Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tests in pregnancy - myDr.com.au

An alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test is a blood test that can show whether your fetus has signs of some birth defects, in particular, spina bifida (a type of neural tube defect).

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