It is something special if you have a twins ultrasound. You get two of everything after they are born. There are some things that are the same as having one and some differences too. First the similarities. When you go in for an exam, be sure to wear something two piece because you will most likely wear a hospital gown and depending on if you are having a
( internal ) you may just need the top off. A gel is placed on the belly of the mother to be. This gel is used to let the computer obtain better pictures because
works best through liquids. A
is then placed on the belly and it sends the information back to a computer.
See How it Works
The pictures show up on a monitor and with 4D ultrasound you can see the individual babies and their movements. A very exciting moment. Below is a frame from a monitor.
Preeclampsia occurs more when a woman has more than one baby, although we still don't understand how or why. Preeclampsia is marked by high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and sometimes swelling in the extremities. So, these are some of the things that may happen if you find that you have a
twins ultrasound. Back to types of ultrasound
Work at home moms
When the twins come there will be the inevitable money crunch. A new mom is busy, too busy to have a job outside of the house. You can contribute to the family's financial health at home.