Risks of an Early Delivery



Women with multiple pregnancies are six times more likely to give birth in prematurely terms.

“Delivering early is kind of the hallmark risk of when you have multiple pregnancy. It’s a space issue and when the uterus is distended or when it kind of gets large, if you just have one baby that takes about 40 weeks, but if you have more it gets larger earlier and that stimulates contractions and makes it go into preterm labor,” says Dr. Sarah Bedell, Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Baptist Health South Florida.

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Women with multi fetal to stations are six times more likely to give birth preterm prematurely terms… The baby just want to come out it’s like there’s no more room here? Well pretty much so delivering early is definitely kind of the hallmark risk of when you have multiples and then every complication that results from that but you’re right it’s a space issue and when the uterus is distended or and when it kind of gets large if you just have one baby that takes about 40 weeks but if you have to it gets larger earlier and that stimulates contractions and makes it go into preterm labor. And it’s in true then that unfortunately and sometimes this situation it increases the risk of stillbirth, Victoria, where something can happen unfortunately? Yes unfortunately it does typically the risk is higher actually when the twins triplets or multiples are identical and that’s really because they’re sharing the same space and it’s just with that incurs more risk but yes unfortunately it is more likely that a baby will pass away before delivery.
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