1. What is each type of multiple birth called?
The following list gives the type of multiple birth by number of babies involved in the pregnancy:
If you want to read recent news stories about families of higher order multiple births visit MOST's Multiples in the News webpage.
Read sample articles about multiple births.
Review a variety of statistics about multiples on our Supertwins Statistics page.
MOST also offers our book Expecting Multiples: A Comprehensive Guide covering a variety of topics related to pregnancy and delivery of higher-order multiples.
See the MOST Supertwins Library for books, packets and articles about multiple birth families
Visit the MOST Family Support Forums to connect with other families of higher order mutliples
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