• Induced labor lowers risk of cesarean delivery

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    Women who underwent labor induction at 39 weeks gestation had a significantly reduced likelihood of a cesarean birth, as well as fewer maternal and newborn complications, according to research published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
    “There's a lot of controversy around the consequences of inducing labor. People were convinced that it increased the risk of cesarean delivery, but the reality was actually unknown,” William A. Grobman, MD, from the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, said in a press release.
    Grobman and colleagues
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  • Induction at 39 Weeks: Fewer C-Sections Than Watchful Waiting

    6 monthes ago - By Medscape

    The newly published ARRIVE study upends decades of common wisdom among clinicians that induction in pregnancy can increase the likelihood of cesarean delivery.
    Medscape Medical News
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