12. Delivering Twins

  1. Wayne R. Cohen MD1 and
  2. Emanuel A. Friedman MD, Med ScD2

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch12

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Cohen, W. R. and Friedman, E. A. (2011) Delivering Twins, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654590

Online ISBN: 9781119971566

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Keywords:

  • delivering twins;
  • maternal, fetal complications;
  • multiple pregnancies;
  • multifetal pregnancy;
  • HELLP syndrome;
  • hydramnios, supine hypotension;
  • weight discordance;
  • twin-twin transfusion syndrome;
  • algorithm, multiple pregnancy;
  • vaginal delivery, twin pregnancies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Maternal considerations

  • Fetal considerations

  • Managing the labor and delivery

  • Further Reading