Twins births are seen more commonly in blood lines, so a family history of twin births increases the chances of having twins.
For the past couple of decades, scientists are trying to explore the prospect of couples giving birth to twins naturally. Certain dietary and life style changes have been associated with the ability of couples to have twin births naturally, without the support of fertility drugs.
How To Get Pregnant With Twins Naturally?
Though there is little scientific backing, here are a few tips to get pregnant with twins:
- It is believed that women who are slightly overweight have a greater chance of giving birth to twins. Adding a few extra pounds to your weight can increase the chances of having twins. Obese or excessively overweight women, however, have problems with conception.
- A diet rich in diary food products increases the prospects of having twins by almost seven times
Tips For Conceiving Twins
- Include sweet potato and wild yams in your diet. Studies have indicated that these foods contain progesterone (a female hormone), which is naturally released by the ovaries during menstrual cycle. Progesterone is responsible for stimulation of ovaries to release ovum (or eggs). Including these foods in your diet would stimulate the ovaries to produce more eggs.
- With increasing age the chances of having twins, tends to increase. Statistical studies have shown that women in their mid-thirties are more likely to give birth to twins naturally compared to others
Natural Ways To Get Pregnant With Twins
Though these natural ways of getting pregnant with twins are not fool proof, they are definitely better than using harmful fertility drugs, which tend to have a detrimental effect on the menstrual cycle and hormonal balance.