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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FERTILITY treatment is leading to a rise in the multiple birth rate, especially among women over 45, according to new figures.
Cameras are in the multiple birth clinic at University College Hospital in London to capture the highs and lows of pregnancy, and the medical challenges faced.
With access to the multiple birth clinic at University College Hospital in London (above), the two-part documentary captures the highs and lows experienced during a multiple pregnancy.
Colmenares, a Senior Deputy Minority Leader, said as most of multiple birth incidents, the preparation of the parents having to raise more children than what was expected is an issue that calls for government concern, especially in relation to those coming from poor to middle class families.
But the decision always has to be balanced between maximizing the change of pregnancy and minimizing the chance of a multiple birth.
These patients can experience high rates of multiple birth without eSET and should be counseled to that effect.
IVF treatment is a major contributor to the multiple pregnancies and multiple birth rates.
In utero exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES), maternal prepregnancy or gestational diabetes, and having been born from a monozygotic multiple birth were most strongly associated with early-onset fibroids.
The parents discussed how multiple birth parents have to adjust their ideas of how to function in their previous daily activities.
Melanie, 30, said: "Where we live, there is no help for multiple birth babies, so it's great to know that the RVI is there.

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