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HIGH-RISK PREGNANCY :: Pregnancy Complications

Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple pregnancy is a pregnancy involving more than one fetus. Twins, triplets, quadruplets, and so on, are multiple pregnancies. The rate of multiple births is on the increase for several reasons, including older age of the mother and the use of reproductive technology.

Listed in the directory below are some topics related to multiple pregnancy, for which we have provided a brief overview.

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