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Saturday, April 25, 2015
I am of age 29, I want to conceive naturally for healthy and normal triplets or twins, is it possible, it will be my first pregnancy
The chance of twins after natural conception is approximately 2 in 100 pregnancies. The change of triplets is less than 1 in 6,000 pregnancies. If you use fertility pills, these rates increase to 1 in 10 twins and less than 1 in 100 triplets. If you use fertility injections, these rates increase to 1 in 4 twins and almost 1 in 20 triplets or quadruplets.
William W Hurd, MD
Professor of Reproductive Biology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University