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When you’re having three… naturally

Posted by Lara Salahi December 6, 2013 10:24 AM

One Sacramento couple may want to try a hand at the lottery after welcoming identical triplets last month – that’s because the triple bundles were reportedly conceived naturally.

Multiple births are more common when assisted reproductive technologies are used, such as in vitro fertilization. But doctors say the chance of conceiving identical triplets, where a single fertilized egg divides into three separate embryos, without fertility treatments, is nearly one in a million. 

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Week in Review: Pollution, Pre-eclampsia, and Premature Birth

Posted by Lara Salahi February 8, 2013 11:58 AM

A roundup of this week’s pregnancy-related scientific research and news:

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Lara Salahi is an award-winning multimedia journalist whose specialty is reporting health and medical stories. She has worked in local, network, and cable television, international print, and documentary film. She More »

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