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Updated January 24, 1999

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Medical Definitions:

Definitions and information about TTTS:

Also lists fetal & maternal risks:

Includes definitions of different types of twinning:

*A study on the delay in speech development in twins:

FetalMD definition and percentages of monoamniotic:

Definition of Wharton's Jelli or Gel which is the makeup of the umbilical cord:

A picture and description:
The definition:;/tissue10.htm


Information on types of OB/GYN ultrasounds in the consumer info section:

Very thorough reference on ultrasonography by Dr. Joseph Woo:

3-D Ultrasound:

Pictures of momo placentas:


*The UK Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Association:

*Twin Hope is a non-profit organization helping families affected by TTTS and other twin-related diseases:

Chart shows how the sacs form a certain number of days after fertilization and which twins have the greatest chance of having TTTS:

Fetal Medicine:

He discusses momo under fetal conditions. Also has information on umbilical cord ligation to help with TTTS:
Dr. Quintero MD / Mary Allen RN (note: they are honorary members to our group!)


Pregnancy complications leading to loss:

This one mentions monoamniotic with 1% of identical twins percentage:


A report on a drug to reduce amniotic fluid and therefore hopefully reduce fetal movement:

Medical journals and references:

A bio with momo diagnosis reference:

momo reference - quoted at 5% of identicals though!

US National Library of Medicine:

*Search the National Library of Medicine for references to medical journals:

*Clinical discussion of twinning:

*Papers on the benefits/risks of steroid therapy for lung development:

*A simpler version:

Support for Parents of Multiples:

A Twins Board. Has a twins list, live chats, and FAQ's on toilet training, speech delays in twins, bedrest, multiple childbirth and many more. Also where you can join the Twin-L (Listserv) - an e-mail discussion list. and

Links to twin and triplets sites:

A MOTC club - SAAMOM (San Antonio)- has reference in stats to momo's:

Has lots of links for twin sites:

Father's of Twins group:

Safety Products:

Info on helping your child through the first 3 years from the National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families:

*Support for High Risk Pregnancies:

A network of support groups to help women with high risk pregnancies:

*Premature Baby Links:

A special heart to remeber our premature babies:

A preemie list with some other info at the end:

The American Associaton for Premature Infants (A.A.P.I.):

Site for products especially for the care of preemies in NICU:

Links back to our Momo Site (that we know of):

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