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AWHONN recommends reducing preventable harm to moms and babies by eliminating overuse of labor induction

AWHONN SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2014

AWHONN is calling upon health care providers and pregnant women to avoid induction of labor at any time during pregnancy unless it is medically necessary. Approximately 1 in 4 U.S. births are induced, and the rate has more than doubled since 1990. While there are limited data to distinguish how many of these inductions are for medical and nonmedical reasons, no data suggest that the significant increase in the induction rate is attributable to a similar rise in medical problems during pregnancy. Read more. Blank (09/23)


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