Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 21st, 2001
The rate of labor induction in the United States has increased steadily since 1989. Currently about one in five women undergoes labor induction, with the highest rates occurring in women who are at least one week past their due dates (at least 41 weeks gestation).
In an article published in the May 31, 2001, issue of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. James Alexander, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UT...
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