unfavorable cervix


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unfavorable cervix

A cervix that is not adequately prepared for a vaginal delivery of a newborn child (one with a Bishop's score of less than or 6). A favorable cervix is one with a Bishop's score more than 6.
See also: cervix
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In women with an unfavorable cervix at term, induction of labor with oral misoprostol and Foley catheter are comparable in terms of safety and effectiveness," Dr.
We recommend considering the Foley catheter as a first choice for induction of labor at term in women with an unfavorable cervix," Dr.
She and her coinvestigators enrolled women with a normal singleton pregnancy at term who had intact membranes and an unfavorable cervix, with a Bishop score of 5 or less.
SAN DIEGO -- Cytotec was more effective for cervical ripening and labor induction with an unfavorable cervix than were two forms of dinoprostone, but it was associated with a higher incidence of fetal heart tracing abnormalities.