If you have decided with your partner that you wanted to have kids and that too a twins, then you may also be thinking of some tips that may increase your chance for having twins. If you are one of those who are getting fertility treatment, or using fertility drugs or getting pregnant after age of 35 years or you have a family history of having twins, then you are also having high chances of giving birth to twin. For all other moms to be here are some tips that may help you, as it is just a chance rather than a science.
Now days with advanced fertility treatment, you can see that chances of having twins and even multiples have increased a lot. The twins’ ratio for those using fertility treatment increases up to 1 in 38. So you must consult your doctor carefully if you don`t want twin while having fertility treatment.
Fertility drugs in age over 30
If you are more than 30 years of age and using fertility drugs as your natural fertility starts on declining, then the chances of having twin increases many folds.
Weight and Height
As per the latest studies it is shown that if you have a Body Mass Index of 30 or higher, then the chance of having twin increases. Further taller women are also more likely to give birth to twins.
Nigerian women are having the highest number of twin ration in world that is about 1 in 22. The reason for this is the diet that the Nigerian women take is rich in sweet potato which is having a chemical which causes hyper ovulation.
Pre pregnancy diet
If you are having a protein rich diet before your pregnancy including milk, and milk products than your chance of having twins is greater than others.