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What are my chances of having twins?

I am wondering how good my chances of having twins are.  My mom is an identical twin and she has identical twin uncles.  My dad is a fraternal twin and has another set of fraternal twin brother and sisters.  My husband has twins on his side of the family as well.  
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Identical twins are not commonly familial. The overall incidence is about 4 per 1,000 pregnancies.

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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Sounds like you have a very good chance!
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