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Multiple Births

Volume 171: debated on Tuesday 1 May 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what information he has as to the number of (a) twins, (b) triplets, (c) quadruplets, (d) quintuplets and (e) sextuplets, born in Scotland in 1989; and what was the total number of maternities in that year.

The information is as follows:s

Multiple births, (live and still) and maternities leading to live or stillbirths, Scotland 1989, provisional figures
Number
Twins677
Triplets13
Quadruplets2
Quintuplets0
Sextuplets0
Total maternities63,090