Tall people are known for a lot of things—their somewhat advantageous position in seeing at concerts, being the go-to person at the grocery store for those elusive top-shelf items, and dealing with a lot of jokes about the weather "up there."

But could tall women soon be known for being more likely to have twins during pregnancy? According to a 2006 study, women who had multiples were taller on average than women who birthed one baby. There is some evidence that the link may have something to do with a boost of an insulin-like growth factor in those with height advantages, so we took a look to see if there's any basis to the claim that tall equals twins.

More twins: Not a tall tale

The short answer to if tall women are more likely to have twins is yes, according to Jane Frederick, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., director of HRC Fertility in Newport Beach, California, and affiliated with the USC School of Medicine.

"There's a lot of evidence in terms of height as it really relates to having twins," she noted. Frederick explained that it appears the