Inducing first-time mums aged 35 and over earlier may reduce stillbirths and neonatal deaths

The cohort study of nearly 80,000 UK women giving birth in the NHS in England, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with the University of Cambridge, showed that inducing first-time mothers aged 35 or over 1-2 weeks earlier was linked to the risk of perinatal death - the stillbirth or death of a baby within seven days of birth - falling from 26 per 10,000 pregnancies to 8 per 10,000 pregnancies.

Inducing first-time mums aged 35 and over earlier may reduce stillbirths and neonatal deaths

The cohort study of nearly 80,000 UK women giving birth in the NHS in England, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with the University of Cambridge, showed that inducing ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

How long should you let a pregnancy run before being induced?

If your pregnancy runs past its due date, how long should you wait for a natural birth? It may be safer to induce at 40 weeks, for older mums at least

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Newscientist

Induction at Term Cuts Rates of Infant Death in Older First-Time Moms (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Reduced rates of perinatal death, stillbirth vs expectant management

Tue 14 Nov 17 from MedPageToday

Labor induction at 40 weeks associated with lower risk of perinatal mortality

Induction of labor at 40 weeks in nulliparous women aged 35 and older is associated with reduced risk of in-hospital perinatal death, according to a recent analysis.

Tue 14 Nov 17 from ScienceDaily

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