More Twins Are Being Born Today Than Ever Before in History

Our growing preference for starting families later in life could be causing more twin births. Although the rise of pregnancies resulting in multiple children can be partly attributed to in-vitro fertilization, studies show that women over 35 years of age are three to four times more likely to give birth to fraternal twins. It’s still unknown if the trend will continue, but a team of scientists speculate that populations could shift dramatically in the coming decades. Read full article here

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