Twin Pregnancy

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Nathan-sibling: MPS II Hunter syndrome

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Nathan’s twin brother was born with MPS II Hunter syndrome. When Nathan was 3 years old he started to notice that his brother was different than other people. Nathan had to learn accept the public stares and questions he would get. His brother has inspired him to start a public online support group for siblings like him, called Siblings With A Mission.

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Bijan and Zach: Twins with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, or DiGeorge syndrome, and Autism

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Bijan was pregnant when she was told one of her twins had some abnormalities. They declined an Amniocentesis, and decided to keep the pregnancy. Once born, they found their son Jackson had 22q11.2 deletion syndrome- DiGeorge syndrome.

Their sons are now 3 years old. Jackson’s twin, Walker, was recently diagnosed with Autism.

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Traci and Mike: Semi-Lobar Holoprosencephaly

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At 4 months pregnant, Traci and Mike went to the Dr.’s office for a routine check-up, and found out that one of their twin boys, Liam, had a Cleft Lip, and some abnormalities with the development of his brain. Traci and Mike were sent to see a specialist that who confirmed Liam had Semi-Lobar Holoprosencephaly, and suggested they terminate the pregnancy, which would have terminated  both of their babies.

 

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