Latest Labor induction Stories
- Research Shows that Labor Induction, Used in 1-in-4 U.S.
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth is pleased to announce the medical center has had zero elective inductions for early term pregnancies - those between
--Large Study Analyzes C-Sections, Induced Births Done Without Medical Indication, Adding to Risks for Infants-- PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A large new
A new study showed that many pregnant American women are having labor induced or Cesarean sections between 37 and 39 weeks gestation, which isn’t considered a full-term delivery.
The Leapfrog Group Cautions Against Babies Being Born Too Soon, Hits National Target WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national rate of maternal early elective
Rates of unnecessary cesarean section and other potentially risky obstetric procedures show some significant differences between rural and urban hospitals in the United States.
Pregnant women who have labor induced or augmented may have an increased risk of bearing children who are autistic, according to the findings of a large retrospective analysis appearing in the August 12 edition of the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
In a study to be presented on February 14 between 1:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, California, researchers will present data showing changes in elective delivery policy have been successful in reducing elective deliveries prior to 39 weeks.
Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...