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Excerpted from The Baby Bump, Twins and Triplets Edition

When Will I Deliver My Twins?

I know twins tend to come early. Just how early should I expect to go into labor?

Twins tend to arrive sooner than singleton babies. While single babies develop for an average of 39 weeks, twins tend to appear around 35 weeks. (Triplets often arrive even sooner, by about 32 weeks; and quadruplets cook for an average of about 29 weeks.)

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