multiple birth

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multiple birth

n
(Medicine) a birth at which two or more children are born at the same time
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According to him, though both women and men suffer from urinary incontinence, with women mostly suffering stress incontinence due to a number of risk factors including: being female, multiple childbirth, chronic coughing (such as chronic bronchitis and asthma), ageing, obesity and smoking.
Based on these results, pelvic floor outcomes should be added to other medical, economic, and public health factors when evaluating multiple childbirth, he added.
The procedure may lead to chronic damage of the pelvic nerves or supportive structures that later results in incontinence, much as multiple childbirth does, they said (Lancet 356[9229]:535-39, 2000).

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