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What are the complications associated with delivering multiples?

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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Preterm labor

Although the idea of twins or triplets sounds fun and challenging, the truth is, most multiple pregnancies are complicated by premature labors, hospitalizations, c-section for delivery, and even a higher risk of losing all the pregnancies due to a first or second trimester miscarriage.

In brief: Preterm labor

Although the idea of twins or triplets sounds fun and challenging, the truth is, most multiple pregnancies are complicated by premature labors, hospitalizations, c-section for delivery, and even a higher risk of losing all the pregnancies due to a first or second trimester miscarriage.
Dr. David Fein
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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Both mom & babies

Carrying multiple babies puts the mom and babies at increased risks of complications.
These pregnancies are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, pre-eclampsia, abnormalities of the placentas, and problems with fetal growth--to name a few. Make sure you are seeing an obstetrician experienced in multiples and get referred to maternal fetal medicine (mfm) obstetrician as needed.

In brief: Both mom & babies

Carrying multiple babies puts the mom and babies at increased risks of complications.
These pregnancies are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, pre-eclampsia, abnormalities of the placentas, and problems with fetal growth--to name a few. Make sure you are seeing an obstetrician experienced in multiples and get referred to maternal fetal medicine (mfm) obstetrician as needed.
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