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  • Symptoms of Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

  • Mothers may experience the following symptoms:

    • Premature contractions
    • Unusually rapidly expanding abdomen
    • Rapid weight gain
    • Breathlessness
    • Tightness in the abdomen
    • Pressure on the stomach

    TTTS can be detected through an ultrasound scan. Signs include different-sized babies, different-sized bladders and too little fluid in one sac and too much in the other.

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    The Fetal Treatment Program is a partnership of Hasbro Children's Hospital, Women & Infants' Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.