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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2], family history of preeclampsia in a mother or sister, age [greater than or equal to] 35 years, African American race, low socioeconomic status) World Health Organization Pregnant women at high risk for (WHO) (9) preeclampsia National Institute for Health and Pregnant women with 1 high-risk Care Excellence (NICE) (10) factor (chronic hypertension, kidney disease, pregestational diabetes, autoimmune disease, hypertension in a previous pregnancy) Pregnant women with 2 or more moderate risk factors (age [greater than or equal to] 40 years, first pregnancy, multiple gestation, BMI >35 kg/[m.
Predisposing factors include multiple pregnancy, multiple birth, family history, ethnicity, smoking, diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, malnutrition, having children at an advanced age, pregnancy in the second decade of life, and long-term beta- blocker use.

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