The woman claimed that her cervix had been weakened by the cone biopsy, causing her to be unable to carry the pregnancy to term. What do you think>
The woman then went to a reproductive specialist and was started on medication to stimulate ovulation. Four months later she was diagnosed with a triplet pregnancy. At 24 weeks' gestation the patient was admitted to a hospital in preterm labor and subsequently delivered very premature infants. One fetus did not survive the delivery; the two who survived suffered severe consequences of prematurity: developmental delays, autism, poor muscle tone, hyperactivity, and attention deficits. Later, one of the children died from unrelated causes before this case concluded.
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