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Updated January 24, 1999

Links!!!! Links to all the sites mentioned in posts and e-mail discussions by our members that I could find are listed below. As you should know when visiting any site, only the site itself can take any or no responsibility for it's content (i.e. we can't be responsible for their content!)

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Medical Definitions:

Definitions and information about TTTS: www.tttsfoundation.com/proguide.htm

Also lists fetal & maternal risks: parsons.ab.umd.edu/~datkins/nurs669/hrobtwin.htm

Includes definitions of different types of twinning: web.mit.edu/afs/athena/user/j/g/jganger/Public/menu.html

*A study on the delay in speech development in twins: http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena/user/j/g/jganger/Public/delaylit.html

FetalMD definition and percentages of monoamniotic: www.fetalmd.com/monoamniotictwins.htm

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

A picture and description: www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/PLACHTML/PLAC074.html
The definition: www.pbcc.cc.fl.us/southweb/colombo/a&p1;/tissue10.htm

Ultrasound:

Information on types of OB/GYN ultrasounds in the consumer info section: www.aium.org

Very thorough reference on ultrasonography by Dr. Joseph Woo: home.hkstar.com/~joewoo/joewoo2.html

3-D Ultrasound:

www.cs.uwa.edu.au/~bernard/us3d.html
*http://home.hkstar.com/~joewoo/joewoo3d.html

Pictures of momo placentas:

155.37.5.42/eAtlas/GYN/67.htm
155.37.5.42/Code/1140.htm
155.37.5.42/Code/1141.htm
155.37.5.42/Code/1142.htm
155.37.5.42/Code/1143.htm

TTTS:

www.tttsfoundation.org/ttts.htm
www.tttsfoundation.org/

*The UK Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Association: www.twin2twin.org

*Twin Hope is a non-profit organization helping families affected by TTTS and other twin-related diseases: http://www.twinhope.com

Chart shows how the sacs form a certain number of days after fertilization and which twins have the greatest chance of having TTTS: www.tttsfoundation.com/Chart1.htm

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!) www.fetalmd.com

IUGR:

chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00942.html

Pregnancy complications leading to loss:

This one mentions monoamniotic with 1% of identical twins percentage: web621a7.ntx.net/healthinfo.to/TEXTS/complic_pregnancy.html

Sulindac:

A report on a drug to reduce amniotic fluid and therefore hopefully reduce fetal movement: www1.mosby.com/Mosby/Periodicals/Medical/AJOG/ob760213.html

Medical journals and references:

A bio with momo diagnosis reference: www.perinatal.com/who/ssbiblio.htm

momo reference - quoted at 5% of identicals though! nuc-med-read.uthscsa.edu/WILLIAMS/GU/OB.htm

US National Library of Medicine: igm-01.nlm.nih.gov/index.html

*Search the National Library of Medicine for references to medical journals: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed

*Clinical discussion of twinning: http://www.atlanta-mfm.com/clindisc/vol2no4.html

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

http://text.nlm.nih.gov/nih/cdc/www/95txt.html

*A simpler version:
http://www.nhsconfed.net/shpic/doc08.htm
http://home.aafp.org/afp/970915ap/edit_3.html
http://home.aafp.org/afp/970915ap/adetona.html

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. www.owc.net/~twins and www.owc.net/~twins/resource.htm

Links to twin and triplets sites: www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/9829/multiple.htm

A MOTC club - SAAMOM (San Antonio)- has reference in stats to momo's: members.aol.com/saamomweb/index.htm

Has lots of links for twin sites: www.bsu.net/summerst/twininf.htm

Father's of Twins group: members.aol.com/nofotc

Safety Products: safetymatters.com

Info on helping your child through the first 3 years from the National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families: http://www.zerotothree.org/

*Support for High Risk Pregnancies:

A network of support groups to help women with high risk pregnancies: http://www.sidelines.org

*Premature Baby Links:

A special heart to remeber our premature babies: http://www.preemie-hearts.com

A preemie list with some other info at the end: http://home.vicnet.net.au/~garyh/preemie.htm

The American Associaton for Premature Infants (A.A.P.I.): www.aapi-online.org

Site for products especially for the care of preemies in NICU: www.tinythings.com

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

www.sentex.net/~jeanette/whatsnew.htm
http://soli.inav.net/~rakamin/
*http://sidelines.org/sites.html

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