Many couples around the world that are trying to get pregnant, and are hoping for twins. Although the chances of getting pregnant with twins naturally are only 3%, according to experts, there are things that we can do to better these odds.
For example, diet, ethnicity, genetics and lifestyle all play a role in whether a woman is more suitable to allow you to conceive twin kids.
Conceiving twins: secrets revealed
The chances of getting pregnant with twins are higher, if you follow these 2 easy steps:
1. Understand what your chances are currently are
Understand that the average person’s chance of getting pregnant with twins is about 3%. Not so high. But it is highly probable that you are not average.
If you have any of the below, your chances increase. If you have a lot or all of the below, your chance gets higher a lot. The opposite is also true, if you do not have any of the below, then the chances of you twinning are extremely low.
Know that even though older women are less probable to get pregnant, however, if they do, they have a better probability to have a twins. The older you are, the probability of you conceiving twin kids increases a lot. At the age of about 40, your chances are higher and jump to 7%.
If you manage to get pregnant at 45, the chances are about 17%. Older women are most likely to get IVF and IVF is also known to increase your chance of twinning.
2. Know what you can do better your chances of getting pregnant with twins
Do not forget the vitamins
People low on nutrition are less likely to have twins.
Ensure that you are well nourished, and eat particular foods
Underweight or malnourished people are less likely to have twins.
Eat lots of dairy and yams
In some cultures, these foods are linked to better chances of twins.
Knowing what is the right time to stop the birth control
You should not take the birth control pills right before trying to get pregnant. When you stop taking these pills, the body goes into overdrive.
It tries hard to re-regulate the hormones. It is said that during the first couple of months, the ramped up ovaries, sometimes release 2 eggs.
You should consult your OB/GYN before attempting these to remain safe. There are artificial means to do this as well. Like IVF and other medicines. Good Luck.