Friday, April 6, 2012
365 Days of Twinipedia - Day 110 | Twin to twin transfusion syndrome - TTTS
Day One-Hundred and nine of Twinipedia
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)
a serious complication with twin pregnancy but it only happens when the twins are identical. The problem starts with the placenta, where one baby receives all the nutrients and the other receives none. It is often detected by scan where one baby much smaller than the other twin. There may also be no fluid surrounding the smaller baby.