Teachers in Scotland are getting ready for double trouble as 13 sets of twins are set to start school in one local authority area this September.
As the adorable tots get set to start school this Wednesday, Inverclyde in Scotland will have over 80 sets of twins in primary schools throughout the region. Fertility experts believe twins only make up 1 in every 67 pregnancies, locals have been left wondering if there is ‘something in the water’, with twin rates growing each year.
Mum of twins Charlotte and Morgan, Sara, told The Independent: ‘They are very excited – we’ve had a countdown on the fridge all summer and they’re really looking forward to it. They will be will be in the same class. [The school] asked my opinion and although they get on very well they aren’t so close that I thought it would be a problem for them to be taught together.’
How to increase your chances of having twins
Desperate to join these parents in adding two to your brood? Check out these six factors that increase your chances of having twins or multiples:
- Your family history
- Your lifestyle
- The number of children you already have
- Your maternal age
- Where you’re from
- Fertility treatments