For the study, the researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and the Stanford University School of Medicine reviewed existing research that examined elective induction of labour
, in which women have labour induced by choice rather than for medical reasons.
 Sheperd J, Pearce JMF, Sims CD: Induction of labour
using prostaglandin [E.sub.2] pessaries.
More than 22% of all gravid women undergo induction of labour
in the US and the overall rate of induction of labour
in US has more than doubled since 1990 to 2006.
Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety of oral misoprostol with prostaglandin E2 vaginal tablets for ripening of cervix and induction of labour
The prevalence of induction of labour
is about 20% pregnancies in developed countries, one of the reasons for that is better planning of birth by obstetrician, patient and her family.
Capital & Coast District Health Board midwife Trish Burke discussed how midwives and nurses caring for women having second trimester induction of labour
can care for themselves.
Keywords: Induction of Labour
, Misoprostol, Oral and vaginal route.
Louise Taylor, who works in Anuerin Bevan University Health Board, introduced the option of outpatient induction of labour
(OPIOL) for low-risk, post-term women in 2016.
Induction of labour
for improving birth outcomes for women at or beyond term.
Intrapartum intervention rates and perinatal outcomes following induction of labour
after 41+0 weeks compared to expectant management.
[USA], Oct 17 (ANI): According to a new study, induction of labour
at 39 weeks could benefit pregnant women and their babies.