Delivery at 38 weeks or later is best for twins, study says

11/2/2012 | DoctorsLounge.com

U.S. researchers assessed 377 twin pregnancies and found significantly improved perinatal outcomes among those delivered at 38 weeks of gestation compared with deliveries at 36 or 37 weeks. They did not find substantial differences in outcomes between those born at 38 weeks and those born at 39 weeks or later. The findings appear in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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