Comparison of risk factors for cerebral palsy in twins and singletons.

@article{Bonellie2005ComparisonOR,
  title={Comparison of risk factors for cerebral palsy in twins and singletons.},
  author={Sandra R Bonellie and Diane D. Currie and James Chalmers},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 9},
  pages={587-91}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the difference in rates of cerebral palsy (CP) between singletons and twins by considering factors that may be predictive of CP. Data were taken from the Scottish Register of Children with a Motor Deficit of Central Origin and the Scottish Morbidity Record series. All children born in Scotland between 1984 and 1990 inclusive comprised the cohort. There were 646 children with CP (370 males, 276 females) of whom 57 were from twin pregnancies. Prevalence of… CONTINUE READING