Question: Do twins have to have the same birthday?

For the most part, twins and multiples share the same birthday. Twins are defined as two offspring born together, but that doesnt necessarily mean they are born on the same date. Multiples are generally born only a few minutes apart. There are exceptions to the rule that twins have the same birthday.

What are twins born a year apart called?

Irish twins is a slang expression for siblings born less than a year apart from each other.

Do fraternal twins have the same birthday?

Fraternal twins are essentially siblings that happen to grow in the womb at the same time and have the same birthday, sharing the same mother and father (usually) but not the same egg or sperm.

Whats the longest gap between twins?

87 days Twins born 87 days apart are to be entered into the Guinness World Records for the longest amount of time inbetween births. Maria Jones-Elliot went into labour three months early with Amy, who weighed just 1lb 3oz; her sister Katie did not arrive for another 87 days.

Can twins be born 3 months apart?

A woman in the U.K. recently gave birth to two babies at the same time — but they were conceived three weeks apart. Rebecca Roberts gave birth to so-called super twins in September after going through fertility treatment that resulted in her getting pregnant twice and carrying the babies at the same time.

What is a Irish twin?

The term “Irish twins” refers to one mother having two children who were born 12 months or less apart. It originated in the 1800s as a way to poke fun at Irish Catholic immigrant families who didnt have access to birth control.

What birth month lives the longest?

OCTOBER OCTOBER: People born in October live the longest.

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