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Another found that the Foley catheters are efficacious with a shorter induction to-delivery time than PG for induction of labor with an unfavorable cervix17.
Misoprostol alone versus a combination of dinoprostone and oxytocin for induction of labor. J Obstet Gynecol India 2006;56:413-6.
When labor was induced in women with a prior cesarean delivery, 14 hospitals (20%) had a different policy concerning induction of labor in women with and without a prior vaginal delivery.
Successful induction of labor was defined as achieving a vaginal delivery any time after the onset of induction of labor.
Elective induction of labor as risk factor for cesarean delivery among low-risk women at term.
Membrane sweeping, which causes the release of prostaglandins, has been reported to reduce the risk of late-term and postterm induction of labor. (7,8) In the most recent Cochrane review on the topic, sweeping membranes reduced the rate of induction of labor at 41 weeks by 41% and at 42 weeks by 72%.
Among these two forms dinoprostone is FDA approved, whereas misoprostol has not yet been approved by FDA for induction of labor at term with a viable fetus7.
Induction of labor is a viable therapeutic option when the benefits of timely delivery outweigh the risks of unnecessary cesarean section or prematurity.
"What did change was our induction of labor rates per year.
What is interesting is that the authors of the current study reach a conclusion that natural birth advocates have been saying for years: induction of labor increases the risk of uterine rupture for women planning VBACS.
What are the clinical implications of trial results on these 2 delivery-related issues: timing of elective induction of labor and timing of pushing in the second stage?