Multiple pregnancy

A multiple pregnancy is the presence of two or more fetuses growing in the uterus. A pregnancy of twins or more is considered high-risk because complications and premature birth are more common than in pregnancies of one fetus.

Last Updated: July 16, 2009

Author: Sandy Jocoy, RN

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Gregory A L Davies, MD, FRCSC, FACOG - Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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