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I transferred 2 frozen embryo, pregnant w/identical twins.
I really am concerned. I transferred 2 fairly okay embryos with a 50% chance of implanting. Now I'm pregnant w/identical mono twins. I thought all embryos had their own sac. I highly doubt one didn't take and one split because the quality was just fair. Because of the quality is why I did 2.
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134578 tn?1483549754
If your doctor is absolutely certain these are identical twins, one embryo did split.  It's not *that* uncommon, I had it happen as well when doing IVF.  The only thing to worry about is whether there is enough separation between them to prevent twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.  You should read up on it to be sure you know what to ask the doctor, and the doctor should be monitoring.
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I've read the same info. I actually did embryo donation and they are from a 25 year old girl. I thought both may take given how young she was. My dr. is certain they are sharing a placenta and might not make it. I'm hoping they form their own sacs. I wonder if it's possible.
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One thing to know is that sometimes two sacs can be pressed so tightly together that they look like one on the ultrasound.  How many weeks along are you?  
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I'm 10 weeks and they noticed the twins at 7 weeks. They were on top of each other and appeared as though the egg split, stuck together and slowly slid apart. I never thought about both sacs being so close. Thank you for your insight.
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I'd definitely expect to be carefully monitored.  I'm glad you made it to ten weeks, that is a positive thing I think.  You should seriously read everything you can find on the risk of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome and what can be done about it, so you can be an informed patient when you talk to your doctor.  Are you in the high-risk group?
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Yes, I am high risk - 45 yrs old. I've been reading up on TTTS and MoMo twins. Scary but could be reality.
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It doesn't harm you to be prepared, to hope for the best but brace for the worst.  I lost my twins, but in a way it might have been worse if I had had to decide to tie one off from the other in order to save the other.  I was not ready to make that decision.
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