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Two, four, six, eight... the more babies the merrier?

Two, four, six, eight... the more babies the merrier?

03:09 24th June 2016 | Multiple Pregnancies

Mutiple Births Twin Births West Africa South West Nigeria Special Yam Multiple Ovulation Identical Twins Fraternal Twin Girls 3D Ultrasound Images Genetic Disorders Multiple NewBorn

Nigeria has the highest number of multiple births and identical twins in the world. In fact the rate of twin births in West Africa is about four times higher than that of the rest of the world with the epicentre being Igbo-Ora, a small town in the southwest of Nigeria. More twins are born here than anywhere else on earth. Scientists have attributed it to the Yoruba tribe’s high consumption of a specific type of yam. A research study car...

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