Twin pregnancy bellies don’t necessarily look alike. There are a lot of different factors that’ll influence the size and look of your twin pregnancy belly.
Your genes, whether you’ve been pregnant before, your weight and how you’re built play a significant role. Have a look at the twin pregnancy week by week pictures below and find out just how different twin pregnancy bellies look.
We thank the many women who’ve been so kind to share their twin pregnancy pictures with us. Some are first time moms while others have had several children. To share your own twin pregnancy belly pictures, please write to us.
First time moms
Ruptured membrane with twin 2 at 24+3 weeks. Had a vaginal delivery at 27+3 weeks. The boys weighed 2lb, 2oz (980 grams) and 2lb, 7oz (1100 grams) at birth. They are identical di-di twins.
This mother had a vaginal birth at 35+ weeks. Her daughters are fraternal twins.
This mother went into labor at 38+3 weeks. She had an emergency c-section as the epidural caused baby A’s heart rate to drop. Her son weighed 5lbs, 3oz (2352 grams) and her daughter weighed 5lbs, 6oz (2438 grams).
This mother gave birth to identical twin girls at 38+2 weeks. It was a vaginal birth, and Baby B was born a footling breech. Follow this mother on Instagram.
This mother gave birth at 37+5 weeks by c-section. She gave birth to fraternal boy/girl twins.
This mother gave birth by c-section at 36+0 weeks to fraternal boy/girl twins.
This mother gave birth at 38+0 weeks to non-identical di-di twin girls. She was induced and after a 19 hour labour with no contractions she had a c-section. Both babies were healthy and weighed over 6lbs (2721 grams).
This mother gave birth to twin girls at 35+2 weeks.
This mother was induced at 38+1 weeks. After getting an epidural, she caught a fever and the babies heart rhythms rose. Measurements were done on twin a, who was fine, but as precise measurements couldn’t be successfully done on twin b, an emergency c-section was performed.
The children went to The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for three days due to a possible infection in twin b, but both girls did fine and were discharged.
Second time moms
This mother gave birth to fraternal twins at 36+1 weeks.
This mother gave birth to fraternal twin boys by c-section. Both twins were breech.
This mother had her twin boys at 32+6 weeks.
This mother was induced and gave birth at 37+2 weeks. She had fraternal twins. Her son, Oliver, weighed 5lb, 2oz (2324 grams) at birth and her daughter, Isabelle, weighed 4lb, 2oz (1871 grams).
This mother gave birth by c-section at 32+0 weeks to identical twin boys. One of the umbilical cords didn’t connect well to the placenta and this resulted in one of the twins not getting enough nourishment.
This mother gave birth to fraternal twins by c-section at 33+2 weeks. Her water broke in week 17 due to a tear in Baby B’s amniotic sac.
This mother was induced at 38+0 weeks and gave birth vaginally at 38+1 weeks. The fraternal twin boys were born 8 minutes apart.
This mother’s water broke at 29 weeks, and she was admitted to the hospital. She chose to give birth to twin a vaginally and twin b by c-section. Twin b was breech and quite small because the children had suffered from Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome. They had undergone a successful laser surgery at 19 weeks. They weighed 2lb, 12oz (1247 grams) and 2lb, 6oz (1077 grams) at birth.
Third time moms
This mother gave birth to identical twin boys at 30+5 weeks. They were delivered by c-section. They were diagnosed with Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome and surgery was performed at 23 weeks.
This mother gave birth to fraternal twins at 37+1 weeks. She gave birth vaginally with no intervention and was home less than 24 hours later. Her son weighed 6lbs, 11oz (3033 grams) at birth, and her daughter weighed 5lbs, 9oz (2523 grams).
This mother gave birth vaginally at 36 weeks. Complications arose during labour and both children had to be resuscitated. They weren’t deprived of oxygen for long, so no long term problems are expected. Twin b was in special care a couple of days but both twins and their mother went home from the hospital by day 6.
This mother gave birth to mo-di twin girls at 37+2 weeks. They were born vaginally. Twin A was born head first and twin B a footling breech. Twin A was 4lbs, 7oz (2012 grams) and 17 inches long (43 centimeters). Twin B was 5lbs, 6oz (2438 grams) and 18 1/2 inches long (47 centimeters). Their mother went into premature labor at 32 weeks, but the doctors managed to stop the contractions enabling her to carry her girls to term.
Fourth time moms
This mother gave birth to di-di girls at 35 +5 weeks. They were delivered by c-section due to intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR).
This mother gave birth vaginally to fraternal twin girls at 38+1 weeks. Twin b was born with a caul. Read more about this birth.
Fifth time moms
This surrogate mother carried fraternal twins for her sister and brother-in-law. She gave birth at 38+3 weeks via c-section because both babies were breech. One baby (the girl) weighed 7lbs, 9oz (3430 grams) and the other baby (the boy) weighed 9lbs, 6oz (4252 grams).
Sixth time moms
Seventh time moms
The fraternal twins were born by emergency c-section at 29+3 weeks. They are doing great. Their mothers water broke at 28+1 weeks.
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