The presence of two or more embryos in the uterus. Currently 3% of all births are multiple gestation’s. When twins are diagnosed by ultrasound early in the first trimester, in about half of these cases one twin will silently abort, and this may or may not be accompanied by bleeding. This phenomenon has been termed the “vanishing twin”.
Dr. Schwartz takes extreme caution with our multiple gestation patients to ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery for both Mom and baby.