• Question: what If someone was having twins but one twin died would it affect the other twin or would nothing happen

    Asked by ollie15 to Lucy on 13 Jun 2018.
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      Lucy Green answered on 13 Jun 2018:

      It would depend on how far along the pregnancy was – it probably won’t affect the other one if in the first third of pregnancy. Bit more risk to the other twin if later stages of pregnancy, but not necessarily. Will also probably depend on whether the twins are sharing a placenta.