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What do parents of twins (and the twins) think about randomizing multiples

There has been some controversy recently about how we should randomize twins (and triplets or more) in neonatal trials. The question being whether randomizing the babies independently or randomizing them as a group is preferable. Those who wish to randomize … Continue reading

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Preterm twins seem to care for one another

There has been a lot of talk about co-bedding twins in the NICU, but relatively little research. I was involved in an RCT of co-bedding in preterm twins, looking at responses to painful stimuli (67 pars of twins were recruited). … Continue reading

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Losing a twin

Vasilescu C, Garel M, Caeymaex L: [experience of parents after the loss of a newborn twin in the nicu: A qualitative study 3 years after the death.]. Archives de pediatrie. 2013(0). This is a nice qualitative study, with a reasonable … Continue reading

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One Babe at a Time: ART and a multiplicity of multiples

I have just written a review article which is in the submission revision process for a journal that shall remain nameless (I don’t know why, but that is the tradition, you don’t say which journal, until it gets accepted) It … Continue reading

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When to deliver twins?

A new RCT from Australia randomized 235 mothers carrying twins to be either delivered at 37 weeks gestation, or allowed to continue for at least another week (Dodd J, Crowther C, Haslam R, Robinson J, for the Twins Timing of … Continue reading

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