Conclusion:  By examining the language development of non-handicapped twins in comparison with singletons, it is hoped that the findings of this study could lead to a more precise assessment of children for speech impairment and, above all, to more efficient preventive intervention. Whatever mechanisms are involved, the results of the present study indicate that twins born as a result of IVF, are at a disadvantage in terms of language development in comparison with spontaneously conceived twins

from Pediatrics International


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