Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 10th, 2005
"Our findings show us that mothers and babies do just as well when the mothers are induced at 32 weeks rather than later at 34 to 36 weeks, the current standard of care," says Brian Brost, MD, Mayo Clinic high-risk pregnancy specialist and study coauthor. "So why take the risk of infection in keeping the baby in mom longer if there's no difference in how the babies do'"
In cases of prolonged early membrane rupture, obstetricians must do a careful dance to get the unborn baby as close as possible to...
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