Multiple Births: Symptoms, Difficulties & Types


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All of the following factors can increase a woman's chance of having twins EXCEPT:

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1. Which of the following multiple births is LEAST likely to occur naturally?

2. Which of the following statements about multiple births is FALSE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you assess your knowledge of multiple births and their characteristics. You will be quizzed on factors that increase the chances of having multiple births.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to assess your understanding of:

  • Factors that increase a woman's chances of giving birth to twins
  • Reasons why women carrying multiple babies go into premature labor
  • Risks associated with delivering multiple babies

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice these skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding factors that increase the chance of a multiple birth and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding an unlikely type of natural multiple birth
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related multiple births lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about giving birth to multiple babies, review the accompanying lesson called Multiple Births: Symptoms, Difficulties & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Compare and contrast monozygotic twins and dizygotic twins
  • Examine the risk factors of giving birth to multiple babies
  • Explain why women carrying more than one baby can go into premature labor
  • Identify characteristics of conjoined twins
  • Understand why a C-section is often performed