Multigestational Pregnancy

Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

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

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

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

     

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