The free checklist of physical signs can be downloaded here. This can be used as a routine, as part of the initial assessment process.
Psychotherapists and others dealng with relationship problems may find it useful to consider the effects of the prenatal loss of one's co-twin on adult relationships.
The presentation below reveals how the nature of the twinning process (monozygotic, dizygotic, multiple) can create problems in relationships.
Therapists of various disciplines, both physical and psychological, will inevitably come across womb twin survivors among their clients.
Womb twin survivors make up at least 10% of the population. Their various physical and psychological problems are baffling until the possibility of their being a womb twin survivor is taken into account.
Then all becomes clear and appropriate treatment can be initiated.
* A lifelong sense of something missing
* Fear of rejection
* Not realising one’s potential
* Feeling different from other people
* Searching for something unknown
* Feeling alone, even among friends
* Fear of abandonment
* A problem with anger, too much or too little
* Perpetual feeling of dissatisfaction
* Two very different sides to one’s character
A beginner's guide to the womb twin work
A guide to how therapists can help the sole survivor when a twin dies before birth.
Written by Althea Hayton
For more details and how to download
Whether you want to swap tips with other therapists, have questions on Althea Hayton's Ripples of the Womb guide book or you have a question in general about how to help womb twin survivors, join our therapists support group. Our womb twin experts will also be on hand to help. Students are welcome too! Click here to contact us. All you need do is give us some background information about yourself.