Twin Fetuses: Facts and Late-Pregnancy Twin Myths

  • Alessandra Piontelli
  • Stefano Acerboni
  • Isabella Fabietti
  • Roberto Fogliani
  • Sarah Salmona
  • Laura Trespidi
  • Beatrice Tassis
  • Alessandra Kustermann


Main points: twin pregnancies and twin fetuses characteristics of, intrapair stimulation indicator of proprioceptive and tactile sensitivity, and of sensorimotor inhibition within states, behavioral distinctiveness, a unique intrauterine environment. Myths: social life in utero and longing and loss in the twin fetus.


Amniotic Fluid Monozygotic Twin Twin Pregnancy Dizygotic Twin Prenatal Life 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandra Piontelli
    • 1
  • Stefano Acerboni
    • 1
  • Isabella Fabietti
    • 1
  • Roberto Fogliani
    • 1
  • Sarah Salmona
    • 1
  • Laura Trespidi
    • 1
  • Beatrice Tassis
    • 1
  • Alessandra Kustermann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Maternal/Fetal Medicine Clinica MangiagalliFondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico University of MilanMilanItaly

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