Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Induction of labour versus expectant management for large-for-date fetuses: a randomised controlled trial.

Induction of labor in women with suspected large-for-date fetuses was associated with a reduced risk of shoulder dystocia and associated morbidity compared with expectant management. Induction of labor in these women also increased the likelihood of spontaneous vaginal delivery.  (Lancet. 2015 Apr 8. pii: S0140-6736(14)61904-8.)
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