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Question:If a woman is a twin herself, then what is the chance of her having twins?




Dear Marrisa,

The chances may be high as 1 in 17 if the mother is a fraternal twin herself.

The chances of having twins increases with age.

17% of mothers over the age of 45 give birth to twins.

The chance of having twins is 1 in 9 after age 50.

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