Is there an increased risk of twinning after discontinuation of the oral contraceptive pill?

@article{Murphy1989IsTA,
  title={Is there an increased risk of twinning after discontinuation of the oral contraceptive pill?},
  author={Michael F Murphy and Matthew J Campbell and Mark Bone},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1989},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={275-9}
}
We investigated whether conception soon after cessation of use of oral contraceptives affects the chance of bearing twins. Unpublished data from a large sample survey of contraceptive practice in Scotland were used to derive oral contraceptive discontinuation rates by month over the decade 1972-82 and these were related to estimated monozygotic and dizygotic twin birth rates and proportions by month in Scotland from 1974-82, using regression techniques. The results provide some support for the… CONTINUE READING

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