More than one in three twin births and three of four births of triplets or more in the United States are the result of fertility treatments, new estimates show.
“We do have a real problem with way too many multiple births in the United States with consequences to both mothers and babies. It’s an unintended consequence of otherwise well intentioned and remarkable technology,” says Eli Y. Adashi, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Brown University.
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