Triplet births in the United States. An epidemic of high-risk pregnancies.

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OBJECTIVE To more precisely understand the changes in triplet births in recent years. STUDY DESIGN Analysis of recent government and medical publications pertaining to triplets. RESULTS Triplet births are at much greater risk than singletons of poor birth outcomes. More than 9 of 10 triplet births are born preterm (< 37 completed weeks of gestation) as… (More)

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@article{Keith2002TripletBI, title={Triplet births in the United States. An epidemic of high-risk pregnancies.}, author={Louis G. Keith and Jaroslaw J Oleszczuk}, journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine}, year={2002}, volume={47 4}, pages={259-65} }