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multiple pregnancy

[′məl·tə·pəl ′preg·nən·sē]
(medicine)
Being pregnant with more than one fetus.
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The viable pregnancy rate was 37.50% (18 cases); spontaneous abortion rate was 06.25% (3 cases); rate of multiple pregnancy and OHSS were 02.08% (1 case) and 04.16% (2 cases) respectively.
"It's a really weird situation because when you have a baby die in a multiple pregnancy, you are in the environment where you lost that child.
Ultrasound estimation of birth weight in twin pregnancy: comparison of biometry algorithms in the STORK multiple pregnancy cohort.
The influence of variables on the desire for multiple pregnancy was analyzed by univariate and multivariate logistic regression.
Multiple pregnancy is associated with a six-fold increase in the risk of pre-term birth, a leading cause of infant mortality and long-term mental and physical disabilities, including cerebral palsy, learning difficulties and chronic lung disease.
Information about the cases was recorded, including general condition, medical history, previous pregnancy history, medical and surgical complications (anemia, uterine fibroids, thyroid disease, thrombocytopenia, heart disease, etc.), obstetrical complications (premature rupture of membranes [PROM], preterm labor, prolonged pregnancy, hypertensive disorders complicating pregnancy [HDCP], multiple pregnancy, intrahepatic cholestasis, placenta previa, placental abruption, etc.), delivery mode, and maternal and neonatal outcomes.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Multiple pregnancy rates in the UAE have increased in recent years which is mainly attributed to an increase in maternal age and an increase in using assisted reproduction techniques i.e.
Key words: Somatic growth, multiple pregnancy, congenital anomaly, preterm, in vitro fertilization
Of the 3,562 Aboriginal mothers, 3,067 (86.1%) had one singleton birth; 471 (13.2%) had repeat singleton births; 15 had one multiple pregnancy (0.4%); and nine (0.3%) had repeat births with at least one of these being a multiple pregnancy (Table 1).
Thus, breast cancer could be seen as a consequence of the multiple pregnancy itself.
Obstetricians and gynecologists, anesthesiologists, neonatologists, maternal fetal medicine specialists, and other clinicians from North America, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and South Africa examine aspects of fetal development, including maternal physiological adaptations to pregnancy, placental respiratory gas exchange, fetal circulation, fetal responses to hypoxia, and pharmacokinetics; fetal pharmacology; assessments of fetal outcome; and the impact of anesthetic interventions on the fetus and newborn, including anesthesia for cesarean delivery, analgesia for labor, the compromised fetus and mother (due to multiple pregnancy, preeclampsia, or fetal distress), trauma and resuscitation, and ethics and the law.
They said the procedures could seriously jeopardise patients' health in the event of a multiple pregnancy, meaning they would require lengthy and complicated treatment at SMC.

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