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Induced labor at 39 weeks may reduce likelihood of C-section
Dr KK Aggarwal,  09 August 2018
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Elective induction at 39 weeks also linked to lower risk of maternal high blood pressure disorders.Healthy first-time mothers whose labor was induced in the 39th week of pregnancy were less likely to deliver by cesarean section, compared to those who waited for labor to begin naturally, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Researchers also found that infants born to women induced at 39 weeks were no more likely to experience stillbirth, newborn de
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