The Secret World of Multiple Births | 1999

Documentary, Nature
In the last five years, multiple births have quadrupled with the widespread use of fertility treatments. Treatments like IV fertilization can be accurate, but costly. Fertility drugs, while cheaper, are responsible for ...more
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In the last five years, multiple births have quadrupled with the widespread use of fertility treatments. Treatments like IV fertilization can be accurate, but costly. Fertility drugs, while cheaper, are responsible for 89 percent of all quintuplets, 50 percent of all quadruplets and 41 percent of all triplets. The program talks with fertility doctors, bio-ethicists, infertile couples, and families of multiples to give viewers the full picture of what this trend means.

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