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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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DOCTOR'S NOTES | FULL government funding for IVF would lower multiple pregnancy rates and improve safety for mothers, says the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Multiple pregnancy following IVF treatment occurs from the transferral of more than one embryo into the uterus.
Once intrauterine gestational sac was seen, subsequent TVS was done at appropriate time to confirm viability and rule out multiple pregnancy.
Women with a multiple pregnancy are not allowed to travel after the 32nd week.
The incidences of premature rupture of membranes (PROM), preterm birth, prolonged pregnancy, hypertensive disorders complicating pregnancy (HDCP), multiple pregnancy, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), placenta previa, placental abruption, postpartum hemorrhage, and amniotic fluid embolism were 15.
By using this latest technology the Fertility Unit will be able to select a single embryo with the highest implantation potential, maximising the pregnancy rate, reducing the rates of multiple pregnancy and providing a better pregnancy outcome for mother and baby.
com)-- Multiple pregnancy rates in the UAE have increased in recent years which is mainly attributed to an increase in maternal age and an increase in using assisted reproduction techniques i.
Key words: Somatic growth, multiple pregnancy, congenital anomaly, preterm, in vitro fertilization
Thus, breast cancer could be seen as a consequence of the multiple pregnancy itself.
Obstetricians and gynecologists, anesthesiologists, neonatologists, maternal fetal medicine specialists, and other clinicians from North America, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and South Africa examine aspects of fetal development, including maternal physiological adaptations to pregnancy, placental respiratory gas exchange, fetal circulation, fetal responses to hypoxia, and pharmacokinetics; fetal pharmacology; assessments of fetal outcome; and the impact of anesthetic interventions on the fetus and newborn, including anesthesia for cesarean delivery, analgesia for labor, the compromised fetus and mother (due to multiple pregnancy, preeclampsia, or fetal distress), trauma and resuscitation, and ethics and the law.
They said the procedures could seriously jeopardise patients' health in the event of a multiple pregnancy, meaning they would require lengthy and complicated treatment at SMC.

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