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Locking twins are multiple-birth babies about to be delivered who are positioned so that their chins are hooked together. This rarely occurs, but it can happen when the first infant to be delivered is feet-first (breech) and the next is head-down (vertex).
Locking twins are delivered by cesarean section (C-section).
Current as of: February 11, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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