Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 9th, 2004
Although triplets are the fastest growing birth population in the Western world, and the number of triplet births has multiplied 10-fold since 1980 in industrialized countries, no systematic research has studied the development of triplets across infancy.
R. Feldman and colleagues at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, designed a study in which they followed 23 sets of triplets, 23 sets of twins, and 23 singletons (138 infants) from birth to 1 year. The groups were matched for medical (e.g., gestational age, birthweight, medical...
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