One look at the numbers and you can see why. While multiple births have dropped in the last five years, those of twins have barely budged. In fact, the rate of twin births is up 76 percent in the past 30 years.
But wait. What's so bad about having twins? Being sandwiched between two adorable little ones during snuggle time, and watching them learn and grow together are two out of many great reasons to want twins. The problems, though, include significant complications such as developmental delays, preeclampsia and premature births.
"We as a society think twins are healthy and always come out great," said Barbara Collura, president of infertility support and advocacy group Resolve. "There'sRead More »from Are Twins Double the Trouble? Why Fertility Doctors Are Pushing for Single Births