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Twins and Multiple Pregnancies

Signs and symptoms

Babies may be premature and require supportive care. They may be brought to term (more than 37 weeks of pregnancy) but may have low birth weight (less than 2.5kg). They may require monitoring for blood sugar and jaundice.

They may also be mildly premature (more than 34 weeks but less than 37 weeks). They may need transient monitoring and support for temperature control, feeding and jaundice.
About the condition

Twins and multiple pregnancies are both happy and stressful conditions for both the mother as well as the babies.

Mothers are at higher risk of pregnancy-related problems such as high blood pressure, diabetics and early labour.

Twins and multiple pregnancies also pose a risk of prematurity, growth differences between the two babies and birth injuries during delivery.
Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Our specialized team of doctors will provide care and assistance at delivery. Premature babies may be transferred to the high-dependence wards so that they can maintain and optimize their care with careful attention to temperature and sugar control.

Babies with jaundice will have treatment as required.

Our team of doctors will be around during the birth process to provide assistance and care for the babies when they are born.

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