Multigestational Pregnancy

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


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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.



Prenatal Care Vaginal Delivery Preterm Delivery Perinatal Mortality Postpartum Hemorrhage 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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