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Multiple Births

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

Twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a serious disorder that occurs in identical twins and higher-order multiples who share a placenta. This occurs when

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Multiple Births

How Do Multiple Births Occur?

The numbers of multiple births have increased over the last twenty years. This increase is primarily due to the fact that one-third of women who

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Multiple Births

Complications in a Multiples Pregnancy

Of all the types of multiple births, twins normally face the fewest medical problems and complications. Each additional baby a woman carries during her pregnancy

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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

The Fetal Life-Support System

Placenta, Umbilical Cord, and Amniotic Sac Your baby will develop inside your uterus with the help of a fetal life-support system composed of the placenta,

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Planning and Preparing

Life Insurance

Most people do not think about life insurance until they become pregnant or have a newborn. Suddenly, you are wondering if your family would have

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Planning and Preparing

Child Life Insurance

Many insurance companies offer child life insurance to help parents with burial expenses in the event of their child’s death. It is wise to consider

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Planning and Preparing

Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing a pediatrician might not appear to be important early in pregnancy, but selecting a pediatrician is very important. Many women begin their search for