12 Common Complications Associated with Twin Pregnancy

3. Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a common process occurring during twin pregnancy. The blood sugar level is being increased due to the development of the resistance towards insulin production by both placentae.

The major causes of this diabetes are the elevated placental size and the increased level of hormones. 

Gestational Diabetes Complications with Twin Pregnancy
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4. Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

The growth rate of twins begins to be very slow from 30 to 32 weeks in this problem. This occurs when the placenta is unable to handle more growth of twins because both the fetus requires sufficient nutrients.

IUGR is being detected with ultrasound by measuring the abdominal size.

Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) Complications with Twin Pregnancy
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5. Pre-eclampsia

During pregnancy carrying twins, there are higher risks of developing the pre-eclampsia and Pregnancy Induced Hypertension that is “PIH”.

With taking adequate care and precautionary measures, risks of developing any serious problem from the pre-eclampsia can be decreased easily.

Preeclampsia Complications with Twin Pregnancy
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