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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Muscat: More than 1,400 people have registered to participate in the first multiple birth celebration event to be held in November 2019.
It was perhaps in that direction that Governor Kayode Fayemi, in his first stint as governor of Ekiti State, conceived the Multiple Birth Trust Fund, a scheme to provide succour to multiple birth families.
As a result, the proportion of IVF pregnancies that result in a multiple birth has been shrinking.
IANS Kathmandu Nepal's controversial Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli was removed by the Judicial Council on Wednesday amid a raging dispute over his multiple birth certificates.
Hamid Bangash he inform The Frontier Post that in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa multiple birth of babies has been increase in the province.
FERTILITY treatment is leading to a rise in the multiple birth rate, especially among women over 45, according to new figures.
"But the decision always has to be balanced between maximizing the change of pregnancy and minimizing the chance of a multiple birth."
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.
Using a new, rapid and less expensive DNA sequencing strategy, scientists have discovered genetic alterations that account for most cases of Kabuki syndrome, a rare disorder that causes multiple birth defects and mental retardation.
The parents discussed how multiple birth parents have to adjust their ideas of how to function in their previous daily activities.
Over one-quarter (27.5%) of women receiving two embryos had a multiple birth, however, compared to just 2.3% of women who received just one embryo.

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