I have met twin siblings in my life, but I never came across the identical ones. Twins are quite interesting, and I wonder at times how it is like to have a twin sister and brother. And to discover more about such beautiful creation of nature, I did some digging. I realised that there is more to the twins that we usually know, something we cannot see.
Sometimes their similarity goes beyond coincidence. Falling ill at the same time, using the same brands and lot more that can boggle your mind.
..they will genetically be full siblings but will be classified as cousins legally.
...and can have different biological fathers. There are times when two eggs get released, which could both be fertilised by separate male donors. As for the different races, the parents should be of mixed races and their sperm and eggs both should have a potential for multiple skin types.
They touch their twin more than themselves by the 18th week, and twins gestured with and were delicate to each other according to an Italian study.
This is of course not the only way. Despite identical DNA, even the identical twins do not have identical fingerprints. They are formed when babies touch amniotic sac, whose unique forms and ridges leave people with their individual fingerprints.
Women who consume animal products, especially dairy products are five times more likely to give birth to twins.
On will be right handed and the other, left-handed. And the birthmarks would appear on the opposite sides of the body.
Women who give birth to twins are healthier than those who don't.
A mother's breasts individually adjust their temperature to regulate the comfort of each twin.
Due to complications, twins can sometimes be born weeks to months apart.