Management of multiple pregnancy: labor and delivery.

  title={Management of multiple pregnancy: labor and delivery.},
  author={Allen W. Ayres and Timothy R. B. Johnson},
  journal={Obstetrical & gynecological survey},
  volume={60 8},
UNLABELLED Over the past 20 years, the number and rate of multiple births have dramatically increased in the United States. The rise in multiple births is mainly attributable to the increased use of ovulation-inducing drugs and the newly developed assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization. Multifetal gestation is associated with an increased risk of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Multiple births account for an increasing percentage of low-birth-weight infants… CONTINUE READING