MULTIPLE PREGNANCY – RISK FACTORS AND MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS

DR. T. KUMUDA, DR. V. NAGAMANI

Abstract


Multiple pregnancy is the development of two or more foetuses simultaneously in a uterus. It is associated with an increment of all complications of pregnancy irrespective of the period of gestation. Monochorionicmultiples are at more than five times higher risk of complications than dichorionic counterpart.   Multiple pregnancy is one of the high risk pregnancies associated with considerable morbidity and mortality to both the mother and fetus. There is increased risk of pregnancy complications than singletons. The aim of the study is to know the maternal complications and risk factors.  The study was conducted over a period of one year in Government General hospital, Kurnool.


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multiple pregnancy

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