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Why do fertility treatments often cause multiple births?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Multiple oocytes

Because most fertility treatments involve stimulating multiple eggs (= targets for sperm.
) there ar other reasons but this is the easiest to understand.

In brief: Multiple oocytes

Because most fertility treatments involve stimulating multiple eggs (= targets for sperm.
) there ar other reasons but this is the easiest to understand.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Egg numbers

Fortunately, most higher order multiple pregnancies are mostly preventable.
The more eggs and embryos, the higher the chance of multiple pregnancy. Proper fertility treatments can greatly reduce the risk of multiples, for instance conservative ovulation induction, and elective single embryo transfer (eset) after ivf.

In brief: Egg numbers

Fortunately, most higher order multiple pregnancies are mostly preventable.
The more eggs and embryos, the higher the chance of multiple pregnancy. Proper fertility treatments can greatly reduce the risk of multiples, for instance conservative ovulation induction, and elective single embryo transfer (eset) after ivf.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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