the fundus is suposed to be at a certain hieght at certain points of your pergnancy. If your fundus measures higher then it is supposed to for how far along you are supposed to be then that will also alert the doctor to do an U/S. Higher fundus' can help diagnos not only multiple pregnancies but posible complications. Most doctors do u/s's at 20 weeks unles you present higher or you are oblivious to when you concieved.
It's hard to say. My HcG levels were 112 (DPO13) and 337 (DPO15) when I had twins and 52/153 this pregnancy (singleton), but a friend of mine (with twins) already had over 700 on DPO13... But they could see the heartbeat at 6 weeks so you will know soon! Good luck!
HCG levels vary so greatly in what is considered normal, that having a high level alone is no indication of twins. An ultrasound would be the only positive way to tell, and it may be hard to see early on. I am almost six weeks pregnant, and at my first ultrasound the tech saw what she thinks may have been two gestational sacs, so I have to go back on march 9th, but we aren't sure yet, because it was so early, so we will just have to wait and see. My Hcg levels were in the normal range for a single or twin pregnancy, so it didn't indicate either way. Were your levels higher than what was expected?
I am wondering same thing. Actually my dr is setting up a u/s just to see because she said twins was possibility though high hcg levels are no guarantee. But mine were 17000 at 5w5d. If I recall it was 26dpo. I guess it's a little on the high side. I never had numbers checked before that. Twins doesn't run in my family and I have 2 little ones now. This pg does feel a lot different to me though. I have a boy and a girl yet both of those pg's were similar. Well I guess I have to wait for u/s.
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