What are the Challenges to Patients Choosing Elective Single Embryo Transfer?
A multiple birth significantly increases the risk of serious health problems to the mother, fetus, and newborns
- Prospective risk of fetal death more than triples in twins vs. a singleton
- The average gestational age at delivery is 35 weeks for twins and 32 weeks for triplets vs. 39 weeks for singletons
So why do so many women choose Multiple Embryo Transfer (MET)?
It all comes down to having the right information!
Patients often make a major medical decision regarding embryo transfer without knowing the full risks of a multiple birth.