Conditions & Treatments

Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple pregnancy is a pregnancy involving more than one fetus. Twins, triplets, quadruplets, and so on, are multiple pregnancies.

Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple pregnancy is a pregnancy involving more than one fetus. Twins, triplets, quadruplets, and so on, are multiple pregnancies. The rate of multiple births is on the increase for several reasons, including older age of the mother and the use of reproductive technology.

Listed in the directory below are some topics related to multiple pregnancy, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Overview of Multiple Pregnancy

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Multiple Pregnancy

Complications of Multiple Pregnancy

Care and Management of Multiple Pregnancy

Newborn Multiples

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Massachusetts General Hospital understands that a variety of factors influence patients' health care decisions. That's just one reason why we're dedicated to ensuring patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options. Because a single option might not serve all patients, we offer a wide range of coordinated treatments and related services across the hospital. Patients should consult with their primary care doctor or other qualified health care provider for medical advice and diagnosis information.

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