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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Last RevisedJuly 8, 2011

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