multiple births

  1. what is a multiple birth?
    twins or greater
  2. when is term considered for a mother who is expecting multiple births?
    37 weeks
  3. Higher number of fetus, labour likely to start earlier <37 weeks. true or false
    True
  4. what are the complications of multiple births?
    • delayed delivery of second baby 
    • malpresentation- breech 
    • umbilical cord prolapse 
    • premature expulsion of the placenta 
    • postpartum haemorrhage 
    • premature labour
  5. when does uterine activity normally start for second baby?
    within 5 minutes of delivery of the first baby
  6. when should the second twin be delivered?
    within 45 minutes of delivery of first baby
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davidgoddard93
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multiple births
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multiple births
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