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possibility of twins

I was wondering my possibility in having twins, on my husband's mother's side he has a grandmother who is a fraternal twin. On my side of the family, my father has a bother and sister who are fraternal twins and I know I have a pair of twins on my mother's side of the family, I don't know how many though, so I'd like to know what's my possibility of have twins. Thank you

-emmy
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Fraternal twins are more common in certain ethnic populations, such as African-Americans. Certain factors may increase the risk of having twins, such as fertility treatments and a maternal history of twins. A paternal history is not likely to contribute. Hope this information is helpful.
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