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Obstetrics in Family Medicine

Part of the series Current Clinical Practice pp 131-136

Multigestational Pregnancy

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Abstract

  1. 1.

    Multigestational pregnancy presents unique management challenges beyond those encountered in singleton pregnancies.

     
  2. 2.

    Multigestational pregnancy may result from either a single or multiple fertilized ovum (ova).

     
  3. 3.

    Complications associated with multigestational pregnancies include spontaneous abortion, preterm delivery, pre-eclampsia, postpartum hemorrhage, and increased perinatal mortality.