Complications of Pregnancy - Serious Fetal Problems - Multiple Pregnancies

Multiple Pregnancies

Main Article: Multiple Birth Risks

Multiples may become monochorionic, sharing the same chorion, with resultant risk of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. Monochorionic multiples may even become monoamniotic, sharing the same amniotic sac, resulting in risk of umbilical cord compression and entanglement. In very rare cases, there may be conjoined twins, possibly impairing function of internal organs.

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