31. What type of research is being done, and what statistics are available on multiple births?
Only a few organizations
conduct research on multiple birth research each year, and the majority
of those focus on twins. Two of the more recognized research organizations
include The Center for Study of Multiple Birth - known internationally
as a unique resource for research and information about the causes, effects
and problems of multi-fetal pregnancy, and the International Society for
Twin Studies which sponsors events, publishes a journal, and maintains
Visit The Center for Study of Multiple Birth
MOST also maintains a commitment to providing parents, multiples, researchers, as well as medical and educational professionals current statistics and trends regarding multiple births. MOST currently has several ongoing research studies.
The results from previous MOST studies are also available on our Supertwins Statistics page.
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