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The Importance of Chorionicity in Planning Care and Timing of Birth

Killion, Molly M., MS, RN, CNS

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: March/April 2019 - Volume 44 - Issue 2 - p 115
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000507
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Chorionicity is an important aspect of planning care and timing of birth for women pregnant with twins. Our maternity nursing expert, Molly Killion, explains various types of chorionicity and their implications.

Molly Killion is the High-Risk Obstetric Program Nurse Coordinator at University of California San Francisco Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Killion can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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