Multiple Pregnancies

  • Görker Sel


Hellin’s Law is the principle that one in about 89 natural pregnancies ends in the birth of twins, triplets once in 892 births, and quadruplets once in 893 births-probability; namely n’lets once in 89n−1.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Görker Sel
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  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyZonguldak Bülent Ecevit UniversityZonguldakTurkey

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