induction of labor

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Noun1.induction of labor - (obstetrics) inducing the childbirth process artificially by administering oxytocin or by puncturing the amniotic sac
induction - the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time); "the induction of an anesthetic state"
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
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Topics of the 24 contributions include diabetes, adipokines, bariatric surgery, nutrition, fetal ultrasonography, venous thromboembolism, induction of labor, anesthesia for the obese patient, and cesarean delivery.
AFTER CONCERNING TEST RESULTS, a woman went to the hospital for induction of labor.
Randomized comparison between intra vaginal misoprostol and dinoprostone for cervical ripening and induction of labor.
Keywords: Amniotic fluid, Foley's catheter, Induction of labor, Postdate pregnancy, Prostaglandin E2.
The researchers randomized nulliparous women carrying monofetal pregnancies to term in the DEXTRONS (Use of Normal Saline With or Without Dextrose During Induction of Labor in Nulliparous) trial.
Induction of labor and expectant management is a serious challenge in these patients.
1) Several methods have been used for the induction of labor and termination of pregnancy with different degrees of safety and success, and many investigations have been performed on this topic.
Other factors may include obesity and its associated diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, elective induction of labor and/or elective caesarean sections that occur before 39 weeks of pregnancy are completed.
Induction of labor (IOL) is the artificial initiation of labor, before its spontaneous onset, for the purpose of delivery of the fetoplacental unit.
Background: Induction of labor is one of the most important and irrevocable interventions in obstetric practice.
The Question: Is the induction of labor related to the incidence of autism spectrum disorder?