There are pregnancy problems that can be more likely with a multiple
pregnancy. For this reason, it's important to get regular prenatal exams. They
are important both for monitoring your own health and your fetus's health and
for giving you and your health professional time to build a working
In multiple pregnancy, the risk can be higher for:
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