Seeing double? What to expect when you're expecting twins (or triplets!)

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Birthing multiples can also be a risky business.
Birthing multiples can also be a risky business.

Worldwide there's been a dramatic increase in the number of multiple births (two or more babies).

In the United States alone, the number of twin births has increased by 70% since 1980, and that's thought to be the pattern in many developed countries.

Why is this?

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