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  • Amir Aviram
    Correspondence
    Corresponding author: Amir Aviram, MD.
    Affiliations
    Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Drs Aviram and Melamed)

    Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Drs Aviram and Melamed)
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  • Nir Melamed
    Affiliations
    Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Drs Aviram and Melamed)

    Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Drs Aviram and Melamed)
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  • Jon F.R. Barrett
    Affiliations
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (Dr Barrett)
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      ‘We came into the world like brother and brother;And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another.’The Comedy of ErrorsWilliam Shakespeare
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