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Multiple Pregnancy - New Insights

Hassan Abduljabbar

Dr. Erfan & Bagedo General Hospital

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, consultant, clinician, researcher, editor, and referee of many international scientific medical journals. Dr. Abduljabbar is president of the Saudi Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the president of the Federation of Arab Gynecology Obstetrics Societies. He has published more than seventy-five scientific articles and edited several books.


Multiple Pregnancies Twins Physiology Incidence Epidemiology Demographics Predisposing Factors Prenatal Diagnosis Zygosity Complications Management of Birth Antenatal Care

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The book “Multiple Pregnancy” aims to explore the meaning, epidemiology, and rate of multiple pregnancies. Naturally occurring twins occur in about 1 in 80-250 pregnancies. The main factor that increases the chances of having multiple pregnancies is infertility treatment. A multiple pregnancies means that the mother carries more than one baby at a time. This can be twins or triplets or more. Multiple pregnancies usually occur when more than one egg is fertilized. It can also happen when one egg is fertilized and then splits into two or more embryos that grow into two or more babies. When a single fertilized egg splits into two, identical twins are formed.
There are different types of multiple pregnancies: fraternal twins, identical twins, triplets, and higher-order multiples. Symptoms of multiple pregnancies are larger uterus than expected for the date in pregnancy, increased morning sickness, increased appetite, and excessive weight gain. In this book, we will examine the clinical aspects of multiple pregnancies and management. Also, we will examine the management of cases of twins including antenatal care, delivery, and postpartum.

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Hassan Abduljabbar

Dr. Erfan & Bagedo General Hospital

Hassan S. Abduljabbar, MD, FRCSC, American Board Diplomate, is a professor at the College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He is also the president of the Saudi Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Federation of Arab Gynecology Obstetric Societies (FAGOS). He is a referee for many international scientific journals. He is also an examiner for graduate degrees as well as for the Saudi and Arab board exams. Dr. Abduljabbar has published more than fifty articles and edited three books.

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