Quadruplets and higher multiple births

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Mac Keith Press, J.B. Lippincott , Oxford, Philadelphia
Quadruplets, Multiple
StatementMarie M. Clay.
SeriesClinics in developmental medicine ;, no. 107
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRG696 .C53 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 186 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1328476M
ISBN 100632024666, 0397480113
LC Control Number92208042

A multiple birth is the culmination of one multiple pregnancy, wherein the mother delivers two or more offspring.A term most applicable to vertebrate species, multiple births occur in most kinds of mammals, with varying frequencies.

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Such births are often named according to the number of offspring, as in twins and non-humans, the whole group may also be referred to as a. Quadruplets and Higher Multiple Births (Clinics in Developmental Medicine (Mac Keith Press)): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: 5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm. Quadruplets and Higher Multiple Births Volume of Clinics in Developmental Medicine (Mac Keith Press) Series Volume of Clinics in Developmental Medicine, ISSN Authors: Marie M.

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Her multiple births set a record inand they led to a medical ordeal, early deaths, a lawsuit and a flood of media attention. By Daniel E. Slotnik Quadruplets Offer Colleges Package Deal.

In this book, Marie M. Clay brings together what is known from historical records and reports in the medical, psychological, and popular press.

She points to the contribution that research studies on higher multiple sets could make to our understanding of genetic-environmental interactions and gives valuable methodological advice for those.

In a book called ‘Quadruplets and Higher Multiple Births’ by Marie M. Clay, this case of Feodor Vassilyev was discussed as ‘a case of remarkable fecundity’. InBell wrote an historical review about this story, quoting a contemporary account of this story in The Gentleman’s Magazine (, 53, ). Quadruplets and higher multiple births (Clinics in developmental medicine) [Marie M Clay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The incidence of multiple births has changed over time, presenting a decline until the late s and an increase thereafter. It is estimated that in the United States in there were 37 triplets or higher order births perbirths, rising up to perbirths in [10, 11].

Quadruplet and quintuplet or higher births Author: Stelios Fiorentzis, Styliani Salta, Michail Pargianas, ArtemisPontikaki, Dimitrios P.

Koutsoulis, Ch. Quadruplets. Multiple births always attract attention and there is generally a great deal of fascination about the concept of more than one baby being born at the same time.

But for parents of quadruplets, their initial responses can be far from what can be called exuberance, at least in the early stages. Inquadruplets were born.   Spontaneous conception of quadruplets is rare.

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The MOST (Mothers of Super Twins) organization estimates the odds at 1 inpregnancies.   Most recent quadruplet births are the result of assisted reproductive techniques such as fertility-enhancing drugs or in-vitro fertilization. Improved neonatal care and nutrition have meant that many more babies from quadruplet and higher-order conceptions survive than in the past.

In this book, the author brings together what is known from historical records and reports in the medical, psychological, and popular press on the lives of these children and the psychodevelopmental consequences of their multiple by: 5. But super twins are not just triplets.

The term covers all higher-order multiple births, like quadruplets (4), quintuplets (5), sextuplets (6), septuplets (7) and octuplets (8). It also refers to even higher numbers of multiples, although an octuplet birth of eight babies is the highest number known to survive. Marie M.

Clay unearthed several articles from the s about Vassilyeva for her book Quadruplets and Higher Multiple Births, and while Clay admitted there were some “variations to the. The spontaneous occurrence of triplets and higher-order gestations is rare.

The natural incidence of triplets in the United States is 1 in2 whereas quadruplets may be as rare as 1 inand quintuplets probably occur only once in 15 to 20 million deliveries. Data from the vital statistics of the United States help to place these earlier calculations in perspective.

The most common form of multiple births is twins. Twins occur 90 percent of the time with the other 10 percent divided between triplets, quadruplets, etc. With twins, you're likely to go into labor around 37 weeks; with triplets around 33 weeks; and with quadruplets around 30 weeks.

The average birthweight for twins is lb ( kg); triplets and quadruplets are almost always low-birthweight. Multiple births occur when a woman bears twins, triplets, or even more babies during pregnancy. More multiples are born today thanks to assisted reproductive technology (ART), including in vitro fertilization using fertility drugs.

Feodor Vassilyev (Russian: Фёдор Васильев, older spelling: Ѳеодоръ Васильевъ) (c. – ) was a peasant from Shuya, first wife is claimed to have lived to be 76 and, between andhave had 69 children (16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets); 67 of them survived infancy with the loss of one set of twins: the Born: c.

Shuya, Ivanovo Oblast, Tsardom. Multiple births. Although a wonderful concept, the reality is that multiple births do carry an increased risk of complications for both mothers and their babies.

So as a rule, from the time that a multiple pregnancy is confirmed, planning starts. According to the new report, 7 percent of triplets, quadruplets and higher multiple-births born in didn't live past one year, compared to one in singletons (less than 1. InClay had her first opportunity for academic leave.

In her report on this six-month sabbatical, she describes, among other things, an international conference on the study of counseling, a developmental psychology conference on the theme of language and cognition, and a scholarly search of the scarce and elusive literature on quadruplets and higher multiple births.

- Explore llbevier's board "AD. quadruplets" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Multiple births, Triplets and Identical quadruplets pins. Bythe numbers had grown:twins, 6, triplets, quadruplets, 68 quintuplets or more.

Not all multiple births are the result of fertility treatment. 67% of twins are spontaneous, and so are 18% of triplets. Improved neonatal care and nutrition have meant that many more babies from quadruplet and higher-order conceptions survive than in the past.

In this book, the author brings together what is known from historical records and reports in the medical, psychological, and popular press on the lives of these children and the psychodevelopmental consequences of their multiple status.

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Twins and triplets are increasingly common in New Zealand – to find out more about twin births and multiple births, read on. Twins and other multiples. Non identical twins are far more common that identical twins.

Twin births would naturally occur in approximately 1 in every pregnancies, but this rate has increased due to IVF in recent years.

"Supertwins" is a common term for triplets and other higher-order multiple births, such as quadruplets or quintuplets.

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These babies can be identical, fraternal, or a combination of both. What Are the Risks of Multiple Births. Risks that can come with carrying multiple babies include. Higher-order multiple births constituted percent of deliveries at the two institutions.

There were 21 triplet births and one quadruplet delivery. Explainer: twins, triplets, quadruplets and more (accounting for 90% of all multiple births) compared with higher order multiples Author: Andrew Hoy.Number of triplet births: 3, Number of quadruplet births: Number of quintuplets and other higher order births: Twin birth rate: per 1, live births.

Triplet or higher order birth rate: perlive births. Source: Births: Final Data fortable [PDF – KB] Urban and Rural Variation in Fertility-Related.

According to the new report, 7 percent of triplets, quadruplets and higher multiple-births born in didn't live past one year, compared to one in singletons (less than 1 percent). Singer explained that as treatment moved from artificial insemination -- in which sperm is injected into a womb -- to IVF in a lab, doctors gained more.