MRI shows twins fighting in the womb

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Whether they’re fraternal or identical, twins share things. Even if they don’t want to.

A new MRI shows twins “fighting” in the womb.  Though it looks like they`re saying, “It’s my womb, no it’s my womb,” they’re likely just jockeying over space or position. This “womb with a view” provides fascinating insight on how twins interact with each other before birth. Even in the womb kicking is a form of communication.

This new view is called a Cinematic MRI and it’s being used to check for TTTS, Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome, a serious condition where one identical twin siphons the blood away from the other.

See, sometimes they even fight over blood. Call it sibling rivalry in the womb.