As the field of assisted reproductive technology and fertility medication has developed, the number of multiple births has increased significantly. Experts believe that there is a direct connection between these two concepts, and recent cases of multiple births only confirm this, since many of the mothers had used fertility drugs or opted for in vitro fertilization. Doctors warn that such a tendency possesses serious risks – from pre-term births to severe health complications that the newborn triplets, quadruplets, quintuplets, sextuplets and so on could be subjected to. Ethical concerns have been raised as well, since a big part of the medical community sees the issue of artificially induced multiple pregnancies as controversial. In order to find out more about multiple births, possible risks and the most discussed cases – read this book.