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Semi-identical twins share all the DNA passed on from their mother, but only a portion from their father. From shutterstock.com

Same same but different: when identical twins are non-identical

Semi-identical or sesquizygotic twins occur when two sperm fertilise one egg. A boy and a girl in Brisbane are only the second set of semi-identical twins known in the world.
If a baby isn’t breastfed, or is partially breastfed, commercial infant formula should be the only other food given until around six months, and should be continued alongside solid foods until 12 months. Shutterstock

If you’re feeding with formula, here’s what you can do to promote your baby’s healthy growth

Formula feeding has been linked to higher weight gain in children. But parents who are formula feeding their babies can take measures to promote healthy weight gain.

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