If you've been considering fertility treatments, I suggest reading this piece; When fertility treatments become frightening: Carrying multiple fetuses can...
If you've been considering fertility treatments, I suggest reading this piece; When fertility treatments become frightening: Carrying multiple fetuses can increase risks for both mother and babies. Not that you shouldn't consider fertility treatments if you want children, because it's a totally viable option, but there are risks involved that you need to be aware of. For example, this in-depth article points out the following risky issues of fertility treatments: Multiple babies are common and can be a risk to both mama and the babies. Any multiple pregnancy and birth carries risks that a single pregnancy does not, but in the cases of fertility treatment multiples, there are even more risk factors. Mainly, that a mother may end up carrying triplets, or even four, five, or six babies! With the risks involved with this many multiples, couple must sometimes choose between carrying all the babies (risky) or choose a multifetal reduction procedure, in which a doctor will stop the heart of three or four babies, leaving two or three a better chance of reaching full term. This brings up not only medical risks to the mother and all the babies, but creates an ethical dilemma for many. In this story, one mama's story is looked at and it's even more shocking because while she and her husband did decide to reduce the number of babies she was carrying one of the reductions didn't take - which as you can guess is a hugely emotional situation. In any case, while fertility science has helped many couples, it's also something you can't take lightly. There are complications and risks involved, so proceed but get the facts first. To learn more about fertility issues read the following:

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