With twins you get twice the love. But a multiple pregnancy might mean complications.
A condition called Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) occurs in about 15% of identical twins with a shared placenta. An imbalance in the blood vessels causes one baby (the donor) to receive too much volume from the placenta while the other baby (the recipient) doesn’t receive enough.
TTTS symptoms can come to light suddenly, and decisions about treatment must be made quickly. If and when you need TTTS experts you can trust, the leading team in the Gulf South is right here at Ochsner Baptist.