Weight Gain in Twin Pregnancies and Adverse Outcomes

By on October 23, 2015

Twin pregnancies are at increased risk of fetal growth restriction, which is when babies are born smaller than expected, usually due to poor transport of nutrients from the mother to the baby (or babies) across the placenta. There are few known interventions to reduce the risk of growth restriction in twin pregnancies, but in this study we demonstrated that improved weight gain was associated with a lower risk of growth restriction in twin pregnancies.

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