Major finding: In the highest-risk group of women aged 42 years and older, there were no higher-order multiple births
(triplets and higher) in 2011.
This method allows data for multiple births
to be treated as repeated measures of the same birth.
Early parental interactions with and perceptions of multiple birth
The preferred endpoint of fertility treatment should be a healthy, singleton, term birth, as multiple births
have higher perinatal morbidity and mortality.
While accidents involving several people covered by the same health plan happen, a more common exposure is a multiple birth
To assist in holding the 2004 Multiple Births
Canada Conference in New Liskeard so that Timiskaming area social service organizations will be able to participate and learn how to better support multiple birth
Did the media cover potential harm to fetuses and would-be children in the same way for two groups of mothers: (a) pregnant women addicted to illicit drugs and (b) women who chose to continue a high-order, multiple birth
The chances of having a multiple birth
rises with the mother's age, so one reason for the increase in multiple births
is that women are waiting longer to have children.
Best's Review's cover story, "Baby Boom," reveals how the growing incidence of multiple birth
events has health carriers scrambling for ways to curb ever-rising expenses, particularly those involving complications and hospitalization stays of premature babies.
While stillbirth rates in singletons have declined in recent years, stillbirth rates in multiple birth
babies increased by around 10% between 2013 and 2015.
With access to the multiple birth
clinic at University College Hospital in London (above), the two-part documentary captures the highs and lows experienced during a multiple pregnancy.
Professor Helen Dolk, from the University of Ulster, who co-led the study, said: "The co-occurrence of multiple birth
and congenital anomaly among live borns places particular demands on parents and health services.