What are the chances of bringing multiples to full term?
You’re about six times as likely to deliver before your due date. Why are so many twins, triplets, and other multiples born early? Think of it this way: Your uterus is a pretty amazing place, but even the womb has its limits. The more baby (plus fluids, plus placenta) in there, the more distended it can become, which means you have a higher chance of breaking your water, developing preterm contractions, or having your cervix dilate.
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