Age-related hormonal changes in ladies may cause a couple of egg to be released at a time, which boosts the chances of conceiving fraternal twins. Also, older ladies usually tend to take fertility drugs or use other fertility technologies like in vitro fertilization to conceive. A household historical past of twins also makes multiples extra possible. For more data on age-associated hormones and different dangers of being pregnant read Girls's Well being, Health and Form magazines.
Fraternal or non-identical twins are the commonest. Fraternal twins biologically happen when two separate eggs are fertilized by two different sperm. This ends in every twin having his or her personal placenta and amniotic sac. Genetically fraternal twins are not any extra alike one another than any other siblings and may be two women, two boys or a boy and a girl.
Equivalent twins biologically happen when one fertilized egg splits and develops into two fetuses. These fetuses may share a placenta but often has separate amniotic sacs. Equivalent twins are genetically an identical.
Not too long ago a handful of celebrities have given delivery to twins: Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Roberts and Marcia Cross. Actress-mannequin Rebecca Romijn and her husband actor Jerry O'Connell simply introduced in People journal they are expecting twins in the winter; Lisa Marie Presley also simply announced she is anticipating twins. Other celebrities who are parents are twins are Denzel Washington, Sean Combs and Cybill Shepherd. President and Mrs. Bush are the dad and mom of twin daughters Barbara and Jenna Bush.
There are and have at all times been many famous twins in Hollywood. Often television and movie manufacturing companies hire twin infants and children to share one role of a kid character. The production companies do that so that little one-labor laws, which require kids to work shorter hours than adults, won't slow down production. Famously, twins Erin and Diane Murphy shared the position of ?Tabitha? on the Sixties fantasy sitcom ?Bewitched,? Lindsay and Sydney Greenbush shared the role of ?Carrie? on the 1970s drama ?Little Home on the Prairie? and twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen shared the role of ?Michelle? on the Eighties sitcom ?Full Home.? Many twins together with the Olsens and Tia and Tamara Mowry have starred as twins in family motion pictures and television shows.
Sometimes only one twin is known. Some examples of this example are race car driver Mario Andretti (brother Aldo), actress Scarlett Johanssson (brother Hunter), mannequin Gisele Bundchen (fraternal sister Patricia), actor Vin Diesel (Paul), singer Alanis Morissette (Wade) and actress Jill Hennessy (Jacqueline). For extra well-known twins read Individuals Journal, People En Espanol, Star journal and In Touch Weekly.
Every year in Twinsburg, Ohio the city celebrates ?Twin Days? in celebration of twins. For the upcoming 2008 occasion, which will be the thirty third annual Twin Days, occasion planners are hoping for 3,000 sets of twins.
In a comedic nod to twins, Arnold Swarzeneggar and Danny DeVito paired up as twins within the 1988 film referred to as Twins. For more movies and television reveals about twins or featuring twins read Leisure Weekly, Folks journal and O The Oprah Magazine.