Comparison of labor progression between induced and noninduced multiparous women.

@article{Hoffman2006ComparisonOL,
  title={Comparison of labor progression between induced and noninduced multiparous women.},
  author={Matthew K Hoffman and Anjel M Vahratian and Anthony C. Sciscione and James F Troendle and Jun Zhang},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={107 5},
  pages={1029-34}
}
OBJECTIVE The incidence of labor induction is rising rapidly in the United States. Among multiparas, labor is often followed with traditional labor curves derived from noninduced pregnancies. We sought to determine how labor progression of multiparous women who presented in spontaneous labor differed from those who were electively induced with and from those induced without preinduction cervical ripening. METHODS We analyzed data on all low-risk multiparous women with an elective induction or… CONTINUE READING