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Are there harmful symptoms associated with multiple pregnancy?
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Dr. Leto Quarles
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In brief: Risks with multiples
Twin, triplet, and higher-order pregnancies are higher risk for both mom and babies.
Risks include preterm labor/delivery, pre-eclampsia, uneven distribution of bloodflow & nutrients to babies, diabetes and other health problems for mom, and identicals or babies who share a sac can even get tangled up. Multiple pregnancies should be closely monitored by a high-risk OB specialist.

In brief: Risks with multiples
Twin, triplet, and higher-order pregnancies are higher risk for both mom and babies.
Risks include preterm labor/delivery, pre-eclampsia, uneven distribution of bloodflow & nutrients to babies, diabetes and other health problems for mom, and identicals or babies who share a sac can even get tangled up. Multiple pregnancies should be closely monitored by a high-risk OB specialist.
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