Author Topic: Is it true multiple birth pregnancy babies' have thinner skulls?  (Read 77 times)

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I'm asking about babies that are part of a pregnancy that includes more than two babies as I'm told that with twin births there isn't a big difference from a single baby birth . Apparently this remains the case throughout life for triplets etc .
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Re: Is it true multiple birth pregnancy babies' have thinner skulls?
« Reply #1 on: 15 June, 2018, 10:53:53 AM »
I haven't heard of (and I couldn't find) any references to triplets having much thinner skulls than single births, or even twins skulls. Not one single reference - maybe I was looking in the wrong places?

However,  I wonder if the increased chances of triplets being born 'premature' (compared to single births) might simply mean that their skulls would be thinner simply because they haven't had as long in the womb for their skulls to develop fully?

This is only a guess on my part. I'm no doctor so don't trust me.


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